unfearful

unfearful

(ʌnˈfɪəfʊl)
adj
not scared
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(16.) Korda traces this premise between good housekeeping and chastity to Juan Luis Vives's The Instruction of a Christen Woman: "the danger posed by the unfearful or 'over free' wife is one that the husband has good reason to fear himself: the goods and income 'wyll waste in short tyme,' his 'house muste nedes sone decaye,' and his wife's 'honesty' or chastity will be 'lyghtly' undone." See Korda, Shakespeare's Domestic Economies, 30-31.
One bright little room where the children may play, Unfearful of spoiling the costly array; Where he, too--our dearest of all on the earth, May find the sweet welcome he loves at his hearth[.] (lines 11-12, 21-24) There is a space in the home for not only children but also the husband and father, who is referred to solely by the pronoun "he." The term "welcome" suggests that "he" has been outside the home and returns looking for relief.
Not only is she unfearful of shadows and "a stranger even to that terror which is pleasing" (51), she is "habitually indifferent to all the causes of fear, by which the majority are afflicted" (64).
I believe [basketball] helped us grow into mature women unfearful of our future; helped make us active, prepared, involved and freethinking women." (27) Aside from the formal women's competitions, many of the Playground women's players played pickup scrimmages against young men at the Chinese Playground.
Although it is theoretically possible to engage in honest internal efforts to identify ways to improve while externally denying the validity of the data, publication does not help get participants into the cooperative, unfearful mood in which improvement is best achieved.
Their very existence was illegal, but slaves' faith made them unfearful of white laws or punishments, for they obeyed Divine Law.