gutsiness
noun see gutsy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • gutsiness — gutsy ► ADJECTIVE (gutsier, gutsiest) informal 1) showing courage and determination. 2) strongly flavoured. 3) greedy. DERIVATIVES gutsiness noun …   English terms dictionary

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  • gutsiness — noun The state or condition of being gutsy. Syn: boldness, courage, daring, guts …   Wiktionary

  • gutsiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely: braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, fortitude, gallantry, gameness, heart, intrepidity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • gutsiness — gut·si·ness …   English syllables

  • gutsiness — noun the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury • Syn: ↑pluck, ↑pluckiness • Ant: ↑gutlessness • Derivationally related forms: ↑plucky (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gutsy — gutsiness, n. /gut see/, adj., gutsier, gutsiest. Informal. 1. having a great deal of courage or nerve: a gutsy lampooner of the administration. 2. robust, vigorous, or earthy; lusty: gutsy writing; a gutsy red wine. [1890 95; GUTS + Y1; cf. SY]… …   Universalium

  • pluckiness — noun the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or injury • Syn: ↑gutsiness, ↑pluck • Ant: ↑gutlessness (for: ↑gutsiness) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gutsy — adjective (gutsier; est) Date: circa 1893 1. marked by courage, pluck, or determination < a gutsy little fighter > < a gutsy decision > 2. a. expressing or characterized by basic physical senses or passions < gutsy macho talk > < gutsy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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