What does bravery mean?

Definitions for bravery
ˈbreɪ və ri, ˈbreɪv ribrav·e·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. courage, courageousness, bravery, bravenessnoun

    a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear

  2. fearlessness, braverynoun

    feeling no fear

Wiktionary

  1. braverynoun

    Being brave, courageousness.

  2. braverynoun

    A brave act.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Braverynoun

    Etymology: from brave.

    Certainly it denotes no great bravery of mind, to do that out of a desire of fame, which we could not be prompted to by a generous passion for the glory of him that made us. Spectator, №. 255.

    Juba, to all the bravery of a hero,
    Adds softest love, and more than female sweetness. Addison.

    Where all the bravery that eye may see,
    And all the happiness that heart desire,
    Is to be found. Edmund Spenser, Hubberd’s Tale.

    Let princes choose ministers more sensible of duty than of rising, and such as love business rather upon conscience than upon bravery. Francis Bacon, Essays, №. 37.

    Never could man, with more unmanlike bravery, use his tongue to her disgrace, which lately had sung sonnets of her praises. Philip Sidney, Arcadia.

    For a bravery upon this occasion of power, they crowned their new king in the cathedral church of Dublin. Francis Bacon.

    There are those that make it a point of bravery, to bid defiance to the oracles of divine revelation. Roger L'Estrange.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Braverynoun

    the quality of being brave; fearless; intrepidity

  2. Braverynoun

    the act of braving; defiance; bravado

  3. Braverynoun

    splendor; magnificence; showy appearance; ostentation; fine dress

  4. Braverynoun

    a showy person; a fine gentleman; a beau

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bravery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bravery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of bravery in a Sentence

  1. Jen Smith:

    Speaking for her entire family, I have to say, Jayme is totally deserving of the hero part of this award, her courage, her bravery and her spirit are things that inspire us and make us stronger and better. Just like you, we want Jayme to know how much we love her.

  2. New York:

    The people of this country deserve a president worthy of your bravery, a president who not only sets an example, but follows yours. Your bravery inspires me every day, and that is why I'm running for president of the United States.

  3. Rameshh Shanegar:

    The whole world has been fooled in the name of corona and lockdown. Very well said by that Delhi couple who refused to pay challan for not putting up mask. Hats off to their bravery

  4. Nancie Zane:

    It seemed like another reflection of his commitment and bravery, he did go without hesitation just so that he could be with her.

  5. Ashton Kutcher:

    While we witness the bravery of the people of the country that she was born in we're also witness to the needs of those who have chosen safety. We're raising funds to support a relief effort that will have immediate impact and supply much-needed refugee and humanitarian aid in the area. The principal challenge right now is logistics. We need to get housing, and we need to get supplies and resources into the area.

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
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