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fearless

[feer-lis] /ˈfɪər lɪs/
adjective
1.
without fear; bold or brave; intrepid.
Origin of fearless
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English fereles. See fear, -less
Related forms
fearlessly, adverb
fearlessness, noun
Synonyms
See brave.
Antonyms
cowardly.
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  • So he fearlessly risked his life in all ways on every possible occasion which the War Office routine gave him on holiday.

    My Life as an Author Martin Farquhar Tupper
  • I need not tell you to fight manfully and fearlessly in this quarrel.

    Micah Clarke Arthur Conan Doyle
  • He had fully and fearlessly exposed the corruption of the Austrian officials in Galicia, and had thus made many enemies.

  • fearlessly this emissary of love penetrates the realms of despair.

    Henry IV, Makers of History John S. C. Abbott
  • For a few seconds the monster faced his approach, but Grôm saw the shrinking in his furious eyes, and came on fearlessly.

    In the Morning of Time Charles G. D. Roberts
Word Origin and History for fearlessly

fearless

adj.

early 15c., from fear (n.) + -less. Related: Fearlessly; fearlessness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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