hardihood hardihood


  • (n) the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger



  1. Had we lived, I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman.
  2. But as much as anything else, smog and smells were evidences of Republican hardihood.
  3. Rarely have the victims sufficient hardihood to resist the imposition.


  • In the long run, however, Ulysses will follow Scott: "Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of hardihood, endurance and courage......," Scott wrote shortly before his entire party perished from cold.
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: Robert Falcon Scott Source: Space Daily

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