ETYM Spanish bravada, bravata, boast, brag: cf. French bravade. Related to Brave.
A swaggering show of courage; SYN. bluster.
Ostentatious show of boldness; braggart.
ETYM Cf. French braverie.
1. The quality of being brave; fearless; intrepidity.
2. The act of braving; defiance; bravado.
3. Splendor; magnificence; showy appearance; ostentation; fine dress.
ETYM Old Eng. corage heart, mind, will, courage, Old Fren. corage, French courage, from a Late Lat. derivative of Latin cor heart. Related to Heart.
A quality of spirit that enables one to face danger of pain without showing fear; SYN. courageousness, bravery.
ETYM Latin fortitudo, from fortis strong. Related to Fort.
Strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage.
ETYM French galanterie.
Polite attentiveness to women.
ETYM Old Fren. proece, proesce, French prouesse. Related to Prow.
Distinguished bravery; valor; expertise; skill.