American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Incapable of being intimidated or discouraged; fearless. See Synonyms at brave.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Incapable of being daunted; bold; fearless; intrepid.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Incapable of being daunted; undaunted; bold; fearless; intrepid.
- adj. invulnerable to fear or intimidation
- daunt + -less (Wiktionary)
“I have seen you again + again at a time of confusion take the course almost blindly because long after your powers of ratiocination were exhausted you clung to the idea of dauntless courage.”
“Her reputation for complete indifference to admiration and her unvarying attitude towards men were as well known as her dauntless courage and obstinate determination.”
“Their horses are also tired, and we may beat them yet," called the dauntless Masouda.”
“Saratoga with his shrill whistle and stentorian voice called his dauntless braves where the fight was thickest!”
“o 'fear made the blood tingle in his back, the women screaming, and the men crying, and the red blood flowing, and my father's sword dauntless in the van -- bring it back, McRae.”
“Her dauntless attitude was partly the result of surviving a near fatal ordeal in Bali six months earlier.”
“His partner in that endeavor was gritty, dauntless, razor-sharp captain Sourav Ganguly , while in Mahendra Singh Dhoni India currently have a skipper who has tactical acumen, icy calmness and, most important of all, the respect of the great players around him.”
“The man telling the story is timid and emotionally fragile, yet the boy he describes is plucky and dauntless.”
“Some people, one imagines, may be naturally dauntless and buoyant of heart, but with him, good spirits always seemed, far more admirably, to be the product of a strict program of self-improvement in his youth he believed, like most truly modest men, in the absolute virtue of self-improvement which had wrought deep, essential changes in a nature inclined by birth to the darker view and gloominess that cropped up elsewhere in the family tree.”
“It is not long before three dauntless characters are making their way to the prison: brave, Norwegian-speaking Nils; resourceful English-speaking Bernard; and the refined Miss Bianca, whose principal weapon is her devastating charm.”
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