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dauntless

[dawnt-lis, dahnt-] /ˈdɔnt lɪs, ˈdɑnt-/
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
1585-1595
1585-95; daunt + -less
Related forms
dauntlessly, adverb
dauntlessness, noun
Synonyms
1. undaunted, daring, indomitable, brave, courageous.
Antonyms
1. fearful, timid.
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British Dictionary definitions for dauntlessness

dauntless

/ˈdɔːntlɪs/
adjective
1.
bold; fearless; intrepid
Derived Forms
dauntlessly, adverb
dauntlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for dauntlessness
dauntless
1590s, from daunt + -less.
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