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Brave; courageous.

stout′heart′ed·ly adv.
stout′heart′ed·ness n.
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Noun1.stoutheartedness - the trait of having a courageous spirit
braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness - a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
faintheartedness, faintness - the trait of lacking boldness and courage; "faintness of heart and infirmity of purpose"


The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely:
Informal: spunk, spunkiness.
Slang: gut (used in plural), gutsiness, moxie.
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customers to law-abiding ones, to encourage stoutheartedness in nervous
In captivity, Percival is seen to reveal courage and stoutheartedness that Lucas and others of lesser rank also manifest, perhaps influenced by his example.
Should we admire her stoutheartedness and her ability to survive, or should we be horrified by her actions?