Definition of stouthearted in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌstoutˈhärdəd/


Courageous or determined.
Example sentences
  • She was a wonderful woman, intelligent and stout-hearted.
  • Any sallies into Ballyhaunis territory by the St. Colman's lads were usually blunted by the bulwark of the stout-hearted Ballyhaunis defence whose confidence and commitment was never once dented on this occasion.
  • In fairness, after again showing their customary and deeply worrying failure to put the opposition away, Galway dug deep to earn a replay against a busy and stout-hearted Dongal team.



Example sentences
  • In the past, many in America spent their money stout-heartedly thus, stimulating and cranking up the economy.
  • Most Mormons bore the hardships of the frontier stout-heartedly, even cheerfully.
  • Sometimes I know that I am to be punished for the villainy I have committed, and it would be only just for me to accept that stout-heartedly.


Example sentences
  • To do that for the sake of corporate stout-heartedness is, I think, the acme of what Aristotle meant by virtue.
  • The January-February floods demonstrate the capacity of our people for resilience, stout-heartedness, imagination, innovation and planning, in responding to a national crisis.
  • The qualities he then displayed of stout-heartedness and independence he retained through his life and by his example he often infused them into those he had the opportunity of helping when in difficult circumstances.

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Syllabification: stout·heart·ed

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