from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The characteristic of being brave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of state or being brave.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being brave; bravery: as “the braveness of the exploit,”

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • ...the dignified resilience

    that humans, or some, are capable of still,

    evinced in the sad braveness of the bereaved

    whose daughter, being blind, observed no warning.

    - Peter Reading, Hints, from Diplopic, 1983

    June 30, 2008