Definition of intrepid in English:

intrepid

Line breaks: in|trepid
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtrɛpɪd
 
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adjective

Derivatives

intrepidity

Pronunciation: /-trɪˈpɪdɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • Later, the Balkans provided a crisis of moral weight sufficient to rival those earlier times - especially for those writers and journalists, mostly on the center-left, who had the courage and intrepidity to go there.
  • His compassionate work arises from the noblest of philosophical traditions, the true spirit of which is distinctly Indian and invokes a detached intrepidity, celebrates joy in birth and life and accepts death with grace.
  • As a pamphlet account of his execution published shortly after his death put it, Turpin ‘went off this stage with as much intrepidity and unconcern, as if he had been taking horse to go on a journey’.

intrepidly

adverb
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  • To this end she has begun persistently and intrepidly, balancing on the narrow window ledge, whilst knocking voraciously on the glass with her delicate little paw until someone does the honours and opens ‘her’ door!
  • More intrepidly, he challenged the planetary medical profession, which claimed that fat you ate became fat to hate - resulting in arteries that clogged and hearts that conked.
  • The audience who does not know her works, were also surprised because she intrepidly presented something that previously was considered taboo or at least controversial.

Origin

late 17th century: from French intrépide or Latin intrepidus, from in- 'not' + trepidus 'alarmed'.

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