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/ˈhɛr oʊˌɪz əm/
the qualities or attributes of a hero or heroine:
He showed great heroism in battle.
heroic conduct; courageous action:
Pat's returning into the burning building was true heroism.
intrepidity, valor, prowess, gallantry, bravery, courage, daring, fortitude.
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The first reports were of a doomed flight salvaged at the last moment by quick thinking and
His personal travails and
are, however, worthy of our enduring respect.
But relying on the
of lone coders has its cost.
In relevant stories,
is muted, though may be implied.
But even now their story remains uniquely compelling, unduplicated for
Not for his nobility of character nor for his
The history of naval technology is a sweeping epic of triumph and tragedy,
and defeat, war and peace.
The emblem of yesterday's architectural
has become an icon for the insecurities of today's urban planners.
Thanks for reminding us that
comes in many forms.
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British Dictionary definitions for
the state or quality of being a hero
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