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ˈvæl yəntvaliant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valiant, valorousadjective

    having or showing valor

    "a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack"; "a valiant soldier"


  1. valiantadjective

    Showing courage or determination; heroic.

  2. Etymology: vailant, from valens, from valere 'to be strong'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valiantadjective

    vigorous in body; strong; powerful; as, a valiant fencer

  2. Valiantadjective

    intrepid in danger; courageous; brave

  3. Valiantadjective

    performed with valor or bravery; heroic

  4. Etymology: [OE. valiant, F. vaillant, OF. vaillant, valant, originally p. pr. of OF. & F. valoir to be worth, L. valere to be strong. See Wield, and cf. Avail, Convalesce, Equivalent, Prevail, Valid.]


  1. Valiant

    Valiant is a 2005 British computer-animated film produced by Vanguard Animation and Odyssey Entertainment, and released by Entertainment Film Distributors in the United Kingdom on March 25, 2005 and by Walt Disney Pictures in the United States on August 19, 2005. Set in May of the year 1944, it tells the story of a group of war pigeons during World War II. Reviews of Valiant were mixed and largely poor. The film is based on a story by Jordan Katz, George Webster, and George Melrod, and inspired by true stories of hundreds of pigeons that helped the soldiers in the war. At the end of the film, it says that of the 54 Dickin Medals awarded to animals, 32 of them went to pigeons.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Valiant

    val′yant, adj. strong: brave: intrepid in danger: heroic.—n. (obs.) a valiant person.—ns. Val′iance, Val′iancy.—adv. Val′iantly, bravely.—n. Val′iantness, courage. [Fr. vaillant—L. valens, valentis, pr.p. of valēre, to be strong.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. valiant

    Personally brave, fearless of danger in war, etc.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of valiant in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of valiant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of valiant in a Sentence

  1. Kristhielee Caride:

    Miss Puerto Rico is a public figure and part of your job is to be in front of the camera. it is human to err, also it's the valiant who remember their errors and want to move forward being the example of a real woman, holding the head high before all adversity that happens in life.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

    The name of valiant person will always be an umbrella of a dead loss.

  3. Mustafa Barghouti:

    Six militants fought, and are still fighting, with their bare hands for days in a valiant battle against the Israeli army and all its security services and technical and financial capabilities.

  4. Victor Hugo:

    The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible; for the fainthearted, it is unknown; but for the valiant, it is ideal.”

  5. Homer:

    If you are very valiant, it is a god, I think, who gave you this gift.

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