1. [ adjective ] oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them
Synonyms: unafraid
Related terms: afraid unapprehensive unblinking unfrightened brave bold fear
2. [ adjective ] resolute and without fear
Synonyms: hardy doughty
Related terms: manly
3. [ adjective ] possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
Synonyms: brave courageous

"Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth"

Related terms: cowardly valiant undaunted desperate gallant stalwart game lionhearted bold resolute unafraid adventurous courage
4. [ adjective ] invulnerable to fear or intimidation
Synonyms: audacious dauntless brave unfearing intrepid

"audacious explorers" "fearless reporters and photographers" "intrepid pioneers"

Related terms: bold
Similar spelling:   fearlessly