Definition of bravery in English:


Syllabification: brav·er·y
Pronunciation: /ˈbrāv(ə)rē


Courageous behavior or character.
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  • The officers showed tremendous courage and bravery in tackling a very difficult situation.
  • She taught us the deepest meaning of love, respect, compassion, courage and bravery.
  • Anyone who can has to be admired for they have a strength of character and bravery which I do not possess.


mid 16th century (in the sense 'bravado'): from French braverie or Italian braveria, based on Latin barbarus (see barbarous).

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