dauntless


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daunt·less

 (dônt′lĭs, dänt′-)
adj.
Incapable of being intimidated or discouraged; fearless. See Synonyms at brave.

daunt′less·ly adv.
daunt′less·ness n.
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dauntless

(ˈdɔːntlɪs)
adj
bold; fearless; intrepid
ˈdauntlessly adv
ˈdauntlessness n
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daunt•less

(ˈdɔnt lɪs, ˈdɑnt-)

adj.
not to be daunted or intimidated; fearless.
[1585–95]
daunt′less•ly, adv.
daunt′less•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dauntless - invulnerable to fear or intimidationdauntless - invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
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dauntless

adjective fearless, brave, daring, bold, heroic, courageous, gritty, resolute, gallant, intrepid, valiant, doughty, undaunted, indomitable, unflinching, lion-hearted, valorous, stouthearted Perseverance and dauntless courage brought them to their goal.
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dauntless

adjective
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Translations

dauntless

[ˈdɔːntlɪs] ADJ [person] → intrépido; [courage] → tenaz
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dauntless

[ˈdɔːntləs] adjintrépide
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dauntless

adjunerschrocken, beherzt; courageunbezähmbar
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dauntless

[ˈdɔːntlɪs] adj (liter) → impavido/a, intrepido/a
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References in classic literature ?
I have hired a vessel and am occupied in collecting my sailors; those whom I have already engaged appear to be men on whom I can depend and are certainly possessed of dauntless courage.
Ferguson personally, and guaranteed the intrepidity of his dauntless friend.
I could not say why "Harold the Dauntless" most took my fancy; the fine, strongly flowing rhythm of the verse had a good deal to do with it, I believe.
And if this seems a trifling risk, let us see whether it is equalled or surpassed by the encounter of two galleys stem to stem, in the midst of the open sea, locked and entangled one with the other, when the soldier has no more standing room than two feet of the plank of the spur; and yet, though he sees before him threatening him as many ministers of death as there are cannon of the foe pointed at him, not a lance length from his body, and sees too that with the first heedless step he will go down to visit the profundities of Neptune's bosom, still with dauntless heart, urged on by honour that nerves him, he makes himself a target for all that musketry, and struggles to cross that narrow path to the enemy's ship.
The soldier, dauntless, draws his sword, And there are tears and endless pain; The winds arise, leaves flutter down, And through the old thatch drips the rain.
I saw him, the sea gray under the mistral and foam-flecked, watching the vanishing coast of France, which he was destined never to see again; and I thought there was something gallant in his bearing and dauntless in his soul.
I don't mean to say that I ever saw Captain MacWhirr in the flesh, or had ever come in contact with his literal mind and his dauntless temperament.
Lorenzo de Medici was flabby and boneless; Rebecca was a thing of fire and spirit: he lacked energy and courage; Rebecca was plucky at two and dauntless at five.
Such was the fate of Major Henry Vanderburgh, one of the best and worthiest leaders of the American Fur Company, who by his manly bearing and dauntless courage is said to have made himself universally popular among the bold-hearted rovers of the wilderness.
He was active, ready and obliging, of dauntless courage, and singularly open and fearless in the expression of his feelings.
But come, put on your arms of war that with all speed we may bring the car of Ares and our own together and fight; for he shall not frighten the dauntless son of Zeus, nor yet the son of Iphiclus: rather, I think he will flee before the two sons of blameless Alcides who are near him and eager to raise the war cry for battle; for this they love better than a feast.'
But Pearl, who was a dauntless child, after frowning, stamping her foot, and shaking her little hand with a variety of threatening gestures, suddenly made a rush at the knot of her enemies, and put them all to flight.