gutsiness


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guts·y

 (gŭt′sē)
adj. guts·i·er, guts·i·est Slang
1. Marked by courage or daring; plucky.
2. Robust and uninhibited; lusty: "the gutsy ... intensity of her musical involvement" (Judith Crist).

guts′i·ly adv.
guts′i·ness n.

gutsiness

(ˈɡʌtsɪnəs)
n
the state of being greedythe state of being brave and spirited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gutsiness - the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
fearlessness - the trait of feeling no fear
gutlessness - the trait of lacking courage and determination; fearful of loss or injury

gutsiness

noun
Slang. The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely:
Informal: spunk, spunkiness.
Slang: gut (used in plural), moxie.
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There is no understating the gutsiness of Gauff 's latest phenomenal performance.
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* In time, he might permanently inherit that armband - there was a second-half burst into the Tottenham area that wasthrowback to the gutsiness of Bryan Robson and Roy Keane.
"It is just her gutsiness and her grit, which a lot of Scottish athletes possess.
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Anymore 'gutsiness' of this magnitude and a Grand Final appearance could be on the cards for the Wolves.
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