Synonyms for bravery

Grammar : Noun
Spell : brey-vuh-ree, breyv-ree
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbreɪ və ri, ˈbreɪv ri

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Définition of bravery

Origin :
  • 1540s, "daring, defiance, boasting," from French braverie, from braver "to brave" (see brave) or else from cognate Italian braveria, from bravare.
  • No Man is an Atheist, however he pretend it and serve the Company with his Braveries. [Donne, 1631]
  • As a good quality, attested from 1580s. Meaning "fine clothes" is from 1560s and holds the older sense.
  • noun boldness
Example sentences :
  • I asked him what reward the Helots had for bravery or virtue.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • The attention of the reader is directed to the bravery of this officer.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • This was bold, but there was little enough of bravery in my words.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • But he jumped out of bed, and after his ablutions he recovered all his bravery.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • What delight it gave her to hear of the bravery of her poor boy!
  • Extract from : « Barnaby Rudge » by Charles Dickens
  • Of all these nations, the Batavians are the most signal in bravery.
  • Extract from : « Tacitus on Germany » by Tacitus
  • It is easy to talk of bravery, the necessity for it in life.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • That is the man whose cleverness and bravery you even praised.
  • Extract from : « The Night Riders » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Only don't talk to me any more about the bravery of a woman like that.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • If we filled the day with bravery, we should not shrink from celebrating it.
  • Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Antonyms for bravery

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