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Meaning of BRAVERY

Pronunciation:  'breyvuree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain without showing fear
  2. [n]  feeling no fear

BRAVERY is a 7 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: courage, courageousness, fearlessness
 Antonyms: cowardice, cowardliness, fear, fearfulness, fright
 See Also: dauntlessness, Dutch courage, fearlessness, feeling, fortitude, gallantry, heart, heroism, intrepidity, mettle, nerve, security, spirit, spunk, stoutheartedness, valiance, valiancy, valor, valorousness, valour



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Brav"er*y\, n. [Cf. F. braverie.]
1. The quality of being brave; fearless; intrepidity.

         Remember, sir, my liege, . . . The natural bravery
         of your isle.                         --Shak.

2. The act of braving; defiance; bravado. [Obs.]

         Reform, then, without bravery or scandal of former
         times and persons.                    --Bacon.

3. Splendor; magnificence; showy appearance; ostentation;
   fine dress.

         With scarfs and fans and double change of bravery.

         Like a stately ship . . . With all her bravery on,
         and tackle trim.                      --Milton.

4. A showy person; a fine gentleman; a beau. [Obs.]

         A man that is the bravery of his age. --Beau. & Fl.

Syn: Courage; heroism; interpidity; gallantry; valor;
     fearlessness; dauntlessness; hardihood; manfulness. See
     {Courage}, and {Heroism}.

Easton Bible Dictionary

(Isa. 3:18), an old English word meaning comeliness or beauty.

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