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Possessing or exhibiting valor; brave: a valiant knight; a valiant effort. See Synonyms at brave.

[Middle English, from Old French vaillant, from Latin valēns, valent-, present participle of valēre, to be strong; see wal- in Indo-European roots.]

val′ian·cy, val′iance, val′iant·ness n.
val′iant·ly adv.
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Noun1.valiance - the qualities of a hero or heroinevaliance - the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness - a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear


2. The quality or state of being heroic:
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From six in the morning till six at night the hard labour of the prison-house, which rewards the valiance of ships that win the harbour went on steadily, great slings of general cargo swinging over the rail, to drop plumb into the hatchways at the sign of the gangway-tender's hand.
I fought in the Atjeh war, and a brave people wondered at the valiance of a stranger.
Secretary Mattis lauded the sacrifices paid and the valiance and salvation evinced by our National Defense and Security Forces in strengthening security and fighting off terrorism.
In this connection, the League chief paid tribute to the Palestinian refugees and people at large for the valiance and perseverance they showed in their struggle against the Israeli occupation authorities.
Maryam said dharna, lockdown, Dawnleaks, Panama, Aqama and other such things were brought in to put pressure on Nawaz but he faced them with valiance instead of sitting home calmly after compromising with the situation.
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The expeditions in which 'Ammar took part give enough evidence that the education which he received at al-uffah was also teaching him political wisdom and military valiance.
It saluted the courage and valiance of Kashmiri people for continuing their freedom movement against worst kinds of Indian oppression.
Ander Herrera is, like Pogba, perhaps too forward-thinking to carve out a niche as the midfield 'sitter' but his valiance and steeliness brought aggression to United's midfield and allowed Pogba to push further forward.
Munzer Zammam asserted commitment to continuing the fight against terrorism, saying that the airport is back in service thanks to the valiance of its garrison which repelled constant attacks by ISIS for three years.
Wishing Eid Mubarak in advance to officers and troops, the COAS appreciated their high state of morale, professionalism and valiance while defending motherland and giving a befitting response to unprovoked Indian firing.
He appreciated their high state of morale, professionalism and valiance while defending the motherland and giving a befitting response to Indian unprovoked firing.