Synonyms for intrepid

Grammar : Adj
Spell : in-trep-id
Phonetic Transcription : ɪnˈtrɛp ɪd

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Définition of intrepid

Origin :
  • 1620s (implied in intrepidness), from French intrépide (16c.) and directly from Latin intrepidus "unshaken, undaunted," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + trepidus "alarmed" (see trepidation). Related: Intrepidly.
  • adj brave, nervy
Example sentences :
  • Didst thou hear what Llywarch sang, The intrepid and bold old man?
  • Extract from : « Y Gododin » by Aneurin
  • The magnanimous and intrepid Logan resolved on making an effort to save him.
  • Extract from : « Chronicles of Border Warfare » by Alexander Scott Withers
  • Laurent had become an intrepid swimmer, and an indefatigable oarsman.
  • Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola
  • Thrasymachus is pacified, but the intrepid Glaucon insists on continuing the argument.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • He is quite as remarkable as an observer of nature as he is an intrepid navigator.
  • Extract from : « Christopher Columbus and His Monument Columbia » by Various
  • Then the solemn announcement of an intrepid volunteer's name, from far, far away.
  • Extract from : « Pariah Planet » by Murray Leinster
  • "I am ready, monsieur," said she, and her boyish voice had an intrepid ring.
  • Extract from : « St. Martin's Summer » by Rafael Sabatini
  • There was nothing to show my prying eyes where the intrepid Grantline might be.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 » by Various
  • Had it not been for the most intrepid interference, I should have been cut to pieces on the spot.
  • Extract from : « Sir Jasper Carew » by Charles James Lever
  • Shall I ever be a dare-devil, intrepid, fire-eating sort of creature?
  • Extract from : « A Day's Ride » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for intrepid

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