noun see plucky

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Pluckiness — Pluck i*ness, n. The quality or state of being plucky. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pluckiness — plucky ► ADJECTIVE (pluckier, pluckiest) ▪ determined and courageous in the face of difficulties. DERIVATIVES pluckily adverb pluckiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • pluckiness — See pluckily. * * * …   Universalium

  • pluckiness — noun The characteristic of being plucky …   Wiktionary

  • pluckiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 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

  • pluckiness — pluck·i·ness || plÊŒkɪnɪs n. courageousness, braveness, fearlessness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pluckiness — pluck·i·ness …   English syllables

  • pluckiness — See: plucky …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • courage — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of fear Nouns 1. courage, bravery, valor; boldness, strength; daring, gallantry, heroism, intrepidity; defiance, audacity; rashness, brinkmanship; confidence, self reliance; chivalry, prowess,… …   English dictionary for students

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