fearlessness


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fear·less

 (fîr′lĭs)
adj.
Without fear; brave. See Synonyms at brave.

fear′less·ly adv.
fear′less·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fearlessness - feeling no fear
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
security - freedom from anxiety or fear; "the watch dog gave her a feeling of security"
fear, fearfulness, fright - an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
2.fearlessness - the trait of feeling no fear
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness - a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
nervelessness, coolness - fearless self-possession in the face of danger
boldness, hardihood, hardiness, daring - the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"; "the plan required great hardiness of heart"
gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness - the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
fearfulness - the trait of being afraid

fearlessness

noun
Translations
nebojácnost
neustrašivost

fearlessness

[ˈfɪəlɪsnɪs] N (= courage) → valor m, valentía f; (= daring) → audacia f; (= spirit of adventure) → intrepidez f

fearlessness

fearlessness

[ˈfɪəlɪsnɪs] ncoraggio
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AN Editor who was always vaunting the purity, enterprise, and fearlessness of his paper was pained to observe that he got no subscribers.
This ignorant, unconscious fearlessness of his made him a little waggish in the matter of whales; he followed these fish for the fun of it; and a three years' voyage round Cape Horn was only a jolly joke that lasted that length of time.
He tried a dozen times to express his gratitude to me, but his voice choked with emotion and he could not speak, and yet he had, as I was to later learn, a reputation for ferocity and fearlessness as a fighter that was remarkable even upon warlike Barsoom.
His sanguine temper, and fearlessness of mind, operated very differently on her.
She had always been afraid of firearms, and would never touch them, but now she rushed toward the ape with the fearlessness of a lioness protecting its young.
I consider one American," said he, "equal to three Canadians in point of sagacity, aptness at resources, self-dependence, and fearlessness of spirit.
that she adhered with literal exactness to orders which he had given and forgotten; that despite her natural fearlessness she asserted no rights, admitted his judgement to be in every respect the true one, and bent her head dumbly thereto.
Drunk with pride in his intelligence and in his fearlessness, Philip entered deliberately upon a new life.
Only once before had he fought to the death, but that once had taught him the love of it, and ever after until his death it marked his manner of fighting; so that men who loathed and hated and feared him were as one with those who loved him in acknowledging that never before had God joined in the human frame absolute supremacy with the sword and such utter fearlessness.
It did not occur to him that this fearlessness was founded upon experience and knowledge.
She had a commission from her father in the City, and was dashing in as she had done many a time before, with all the fearlessness of youth, thinking only of her task and how it was to be performed.
Two days afterward these same magistrates appeared before the cardinal and their spokesman addressed Mazarin with so much fearlessness and determination that the minister was astounded and sent the deputation away with the same answer as it had received from the Duke of Orleans -- that he would see what could be done; and in accordance with that intention a council of state was assembled and the superintendent of finance was summoned.