in-trepid

intrepid

[in-trep-id]
adjective
resolutely fearless; dauntless: an intrepid explorer.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Latin intrepidus, equivalent to in- in-3 + trepidus anxious; see trepidation

intrepidity, intrepidness, noun
intrepidly, adverb


brave, courageous, bold.


timid.
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intrepid (ɪnˈtrɛpɪd)
 
adj
fearless; daring; bold
 
[C17: from Latin intrepidus, from in-1 + trepidus fearful, timid]
 
intre'pidity
 
n
 
in'trepidness
 
n
 
in'trepidly
 
adv

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intrepid
1627 (implied in intrepidness), from L. intrepidus "unshaken, undaunted," from in- "not" + trepidus "alarmed."
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