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bravery

Bravery is the admirable quality of being able to confront frightening things. It takes bravery for a knight to battle a dragon, but it also takes bravery for a shy child to walk into a new classroom.

You can also call bravery courage or valor. Firefighters are often acknowledged for their bravery, but everyday people also act with bravery if they confront their fears. Even though you're scared when you jump out of the plane with your skydiving instructor, the fact that you're doing it at all takes real bravery. It also takes bravery to pet a friend's German shepherd, especially if you are afraid of dogs. The earliest meaning of bravery was closer to bravado: "daring, defiance, and boasting."

Definitions of bravery
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n a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear

Synonyms:
braveness, courage, courageousness
Antonyms:
cowardice, cowardliness
the trait of lacking courage
Types:
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heart, mettle, nerve, spunk
the courage to carry on
gallantry, heroism, valiance, valiancy, valor, valorousness, valour
the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
dauntlessness, intrepidity
resolute courageousness
Dutch courage
courage resulting from intoxication
stoutheartedness
the trait of having a courageous spirit
fearlessness
the trait of feeling no fear
fortitude
strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
coolness, nervelessness
fearless self-possession in the face of danger
boldness, daring, hardihood, hardiness
the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
gutsiness, pluck, pluckiness
the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury
backbone, grit, gumption, guts, moxie, sand
fortitude and determination
resilience
the ability to recover readily from adversity or change
Type of:
spirit
a fundamental emotional and activating principle determining one's character

n feeling no fear

Synonyms:
fearlessness
Antonyms:
fear, fearfulness, fright
an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
Types:
security
freedom from anxiety or fear
confidence
a feeling of trust (in someone or something)
Type of:
feeling
the experiencing of affective and emotional states

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