fearless

[feer-lis]
adjective
without fear; bold or brave; intrepid.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English fereles. See fear, -less

fearlessly, adverb
fearlessness, noun


See brave.


cowardly.
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fear (fɪə)
 
n
1.  a feeling of distress, apprehension, or alarm caused by impending danger, pain, etc
2.  a cause of this feeling
3.  awe; reverence: fear of God
4.  concern; anxiety
5.  possibility; chance: there is no fear of that happening
6.  for fear of, for fear that, for fear lest to forestall or avoid
7.  no fear certainly not
8.  put the fear of God into to frighten
 
vb (foll by for)
9.  to be afraid (to do something) or of (a person or thing); dread
10.  (tr) to revere; respect
11.  (tr; takes a clause as object) to be sorry: used to lessen the effect of an unpleasant statement: I fear that you have not won
12.  to feel anxiety about something
13.  an archaic word for frighten
 
[Old English fǣr; related to Old High German fāra, Old Norse fār hostility, Latin perīculum danger]
 
'fearer
 
n
 
'fearless
 
adj
 
'fearlessly
 
adv
 
'fearlessness
 
n

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fearless
early 15c., from fear + -less. Related: Fearlessly; fearlessness.
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Example sentences
Steven loves her fearlessness and the way her voice breaks.
Her fearlessness seemed to come from a total lack of self-doubt.
But behind the self-destruction was an almost pathological fearlessness.
Patty frightened nobody, but she'd been a standout athlete in high school and
  college and possessed a jock sort of fearlessness.
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