Intrepidity In`tre*pid"i*ty, n. [Cf. F. intr['e]pidit['e].] The quality or state of being intrepid; fearless bravery; courage; resoluteness; valor. [1913 Webster]

Sir Roger had acquitted himself of two or three sentences with a look of much business and great intrepidity. --Addison.

Syn: Courage; heroism; bravery; fortitude; gallantry; valor. See {Courage}, {Heroism}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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