dauntless

[dawnt-lis, dahnt-]
adjective
1.
not to be daunted or intimidated; fearless; intrepid; bold: a dauntless hero.
noun
2.
(initial capital letter) . Also called Douglas SBD. the principal U.S. Navy fleet bomber of early World War II, capable of carrying bombs or depth charges and particularly successful as a dive bomber.

Origin:
1585–95; daunt + -less

dauntlessly, adverb
dauntlessness, noun


1. undaunted, daring, indomitable, brave, courageous.


1. fearful, timid.
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dauntless (ˈdɔːntlɪs)
 
adj
bold; fearless; intrepid
 
'dauntlessly
 
adv
 
'dauntlessness
 
n

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dauntless
1590s, from daunt + -less.
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Example sentences
This history overflows with such episodes of dauntless resolve on all sides.
The dauntless duo is back.
The dauntless heart that fear'd no human pride.
Again he was disappointed yet dauntless.
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