fearlessness fearlessness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) feeling no fear
  2. (n) the trait of feeling no fear

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. AH: I'd love to give a fearlessness boost to all the security moms in America who last election were taken in by the Rovian fear-mongering rhetoric.
  2. We followed Rosie's passion and compassion, her feuds and fearlessness, her humanity and humor.
  3. By threat or persuasion, the 55th tries to instill its sense of fearlessness, and discipline, in the Afghan rank-and-file--and goes so far as to shoot those daring to retreat.

News

  • Father Shares, and Looks Up to, Son’s Love of Hockey

    Never a natural at team sports, a middle-aged man, inspired by his son’s skill and fearlessness, has rediscovered a teenage yearning to play hockey, despite frequent tumbles.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. "I don't know that it's so much one thing that you could point to," Fouts said. "It was an attitude of fearlessness and aggressiveness and of fun. He was not afraid to try new things. He was not afraid to attack the entire length and breadth...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Dan Fouts Source: The Associated Press

  2. "You can see the fearlessness in the young players," Dodgers manager Joe Torre said. "Jason Heyward, we struck him out five times one day. He didn't come back not swinging the next day. You can see the confidence in these young guys."
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Joe Torre Source: Lewiston Sun Journal

  3. "For the role of The Joker I was looking for fearlessness," Nolan said. "I needed a phenomenal actor, but he (Ledger) also had to be someone unafraid of taking on such an iconic role. Heath created something entirely original. It's stunning,...
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Christopher Nolan Source: AFP

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