Definición de heroic en inglés:

heroic

Saltos de línea: hero¦ic
Pronunciación: /hɪˈrəʊɪk
 
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adjetivo

  • 2(Of language or a work of art) grand or grandiose in scale or intention: one passes under pyramids and obelisks, all on a heroic scale
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    • The middle classes preferred the German light or comic operas of Nicolai and Lortzing to the French or Italian heroic works.
    • They bring the highfalutin heroic language back down to earth and make it palatable.
    • Being aware of our own heritage makes us able to speak the same language that the Iraqis speak - the heroic language.
    Sinónimos
  • 2.1 Sculpture (Of a statue) larger than life size but less than colossal.
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    • Preoccupied pedestrians amble past the heroic statue of San Martin on horseback without a glance.
    • Exterior view of lone figures scurrying across empty squares dominated by heroic statuary.
    • His new work for the Commons at Metro Tech is based upon the traditional heroic monument.

sustantivo

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  • 1Behaviour or talk that is bold or dramatic: the England star is getting special treatment because of his World Cup heroics
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    • In the circumstances both matches reached a remarkably high standard with all four players performing heroics as they produced high class tennis.
    • It is an ‘ordinary’ girl, not a magic man, who performs the real heroics.
    • The stories of heroics performed in war zones to get the story home to breakfast tables will only sound more resounding in the weeks ahead.

Derivativos

heroically

adverbio
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Many of his nobles, like Krakra of Pernik, heroically defended their strongholds.
  • You often hear of that in people who succeed, but I think it's possible for someone to act just as heroically and fail.
  • They are assumed to be struggling on heroically, hearts and minds set on equality and liberation, restrained only by men and not their own behaviour.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French heroique or Latin heroicus, from Greek hērōikos 'relating to heroes', from hērōs 'hero'.

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