stoutheartedness


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stout·heart·ed

 (stout′här′tĭd)
adj.
Brave; courageous.

stout′heart′ed·ly adv.
stout′heart′ed·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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"
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stoutheartedness

noun
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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