noun see valiant I

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  • Valiantness — Valiant Val iant, a. [OE. valiant, F. vaillant, OF. vaillant, valant, originally p. pr. of OF. & F. valoir to be worth, L. valere to be strong. See {Wield}, and cf. {Avail}, {Convalesce}, {Equivalent}, {Prevail}, {Valid}.] [1913 Webster] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • valiantness — See valiancy. * * * …   Universalium

  • valiantness — noun The property of being valiant …   Wiktionary

  • valiantness — (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

  • valiantness — val·iant·ness …   English syllables

  • valiantness — noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English valiauntnesse, from valiaunt valiant + nesse ness obsolete : the quality or state of being valiant …   Useful english dictionary

  • valiant — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English vailant, valiant, from Anglo French vaillant worthy, strong, courageous, from present participle of valer to be of worth, from Latin valēre to be strong more at wield Date: 14th century 1. possessing or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford — The Earl of Oxford Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, unknown artist after lost orig …   Wikipedia

  • valiant — valiantly, adv. valiantness, n. /val yeuhnt/, adj. 1. boldly courageous; brave; stout hearted: a valiant soldier. 2. marked by or showing bravery or valor; heroic: to make a valiant effort. 3. worthy; excellent. [1275 1325; ME valia(u)nt < AF; MF …   Universalium

  • 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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