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unheroic

Line breaks: un|hero¦ic
Pronunciation: /ʌnhɪˈrəʊɪk
 
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Definition of unheroic in English:

adjective

Not heroic: an unheroic death
More example sentences
  • Nowadays, with the mere mention of its name inducing mockery at Europe's top table, it performs the unheroic function of ensuring humiliation for smaller clubs and nations.
  • In this case, it is the story of a heroic time told by a quite unheroic, irritable, meticulous, but affectionate and completely determined human being.
  • It's a book discussing what makes a military leader, and goes through examples of the hero, the anti-hero, the unheroic, and the false heroic.

Derivatives

unheroically

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adverb
Example sentences
  • Why would an otherwise brave hero - one of the greatest at Troy - act so unheroically at this point?
  • They also often act more selfishly and unheroically than the more likable characters.
  • The man himself was killed, merely 22 years old, allegedly, and rather unheroically, run over by a truck.

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