Share this entry

Share this page

fearless

Syllabification: fear·less
Pronunciation: /ˈfirləs
 
/

Definition of fearless in English:

adjective

Lacking fear: a fearless defender of freedom
More example sentences
  • He is a fearless defender and truly puts his body on the line.
  • For those who thought the era of tough and fearless investigative journalism was over, take heart!
  • How can they hold their heads high with this guy as their fearless leader?
Synonyms

Derivatives

fearlessly

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • Still the intrepid reporter fearlessly charges forward without retracting his first paragraph.
  • When an attack does arise, move to meet it swiftly, boldly, and fearlessly.
  • He was courageous in his decisions and in his representations and worked fearlessly for the community in this county.

fearlessness

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Now we'll find out if our society has also retained some older American virtues - like fearlessness and tenacity.
  • The sisters kept talking about their parents' fearlessness.
  • His energy amazed me, and his fearlessness made me envious.

Definition of fearless in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: jônt
noun
a short excursion or journey for pleasure