intrepidity


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in·trep·id

 (ĭn-trĕp′ĭd)
adj.
Resolutely courageous; fearless. See Synonyms at brave.

[Latin intrepidus : in-, not; see in-1 + trepidus, alarmed.]

in′tre·pid′i·ty (-trə-pĭd′ĭ-tē), in·trep′id·ness n.
in·trep′id·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intrepidity - resolute courageousness
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness - a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear

intrepidity

noun
Translations
شَجاعَه، بَسالَه، جَسارَه
neohroženost
frygtløshed
dirfska
neohrozenosť
korkusuzluk

intrepidity

[ˌɪntrɪˈpɪdɪtɪ] N (frm) → intrepidez f

intrepidity

intrepidity

[ˌɪntrɪˈpɪdɪtɪ] nintrepidezza

intrepid

(inˈtrepid) adjective
bold and fearless. an intrepid explorer.
inˈtrepidly adverb
ˌintreˈpidity (-ˈpi-) noun
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Though the long period of a Southern whaling voyage (by far the longest of all voyages now or ever made by man), the peculiar perils of it, and the community of interest prevailing among a company, all of whom, high or low, depend for their profits, not upon fixed wages, but upon their common luck, together with their common vigilance, intrepidity, and hard work; though all these things do in some cases tend to beget a less rigorous discipline than in merchantmen generally; yet, never mind how much like an old Mesopotamian family these whalemen may, in some primitive instances, live together; for all that, the punctilious externals, at least, of the quarter-deck are seldom materially relaxed, and in no instance done away.
Our heroe received the enemy's attack with the most undaunted intrepidity, and his bosom resounded with the blow.
He walked up to that with an intrepidity and a recklessness that were astonishing.
for, the reader will observe, the nations always march at the head of each other), "by the intrepidity of her explorers in the line of geographical discovery.
He found it expedient to be cautious all the time, except for the rare moments, when, assured of his own intrepidity, he abandoned himself to petty rages and lusts.
I walked with intrepidity five or six times before the very head of the cat, and came within half a yard of her; whereupon she drew herself back, as if she were more afraid of me.
However, in my thoughts I could not sufficiently wonder at the intrepidity of these diminutive mortals, who durst venture to mount and walk upon my body, while one of my hands was at liberty, without trembling at the very sight of so prodigious a creature as I must appear to them.
So saying, he dashed into the midst of the squadron of ewes, and began spearing them with as much spirit and intrepidity as if he were transfixing mortal enemies in earnest.
There is no danger either for you or for me, if the constancy and intrepidity of your royal highness are equal to that perfection of resemblance to your brother which nature has bestowed upon you.
And D'Artagnan, full of splendid pride and manly intrepidity, placed in Anne's hands, in a bundle, the papers that he had one by one won from her with so much difficulty.
Falling back into an attitude of lofty command, he exhorted the Typees to resist these encroachments; reminding them, with a fierce glance of exultation, that as yet the terror of their name had preserved them from attack, and with a scornful sneer he sketched in ironical terms the wondrous intrepidity of the French, who, with five war-canoes and hundreds of men, had not dared to assail the naked warriors of their valley.
I told her, too, how people in such voyages were sometimes wrecked and cast on rocks, where they were saved by the intrepidity and humanity of one man.