Bravery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbreɪvəri|  American pronunciation of the word bravery
Brit.  |ˈbreɪv(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word bravery

noun

- a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear (syn: braveness, courage, courageousness)
- feeling no fear (syn: fearlessness)

Examples

He received a medal for bravery.

...children in their Sunday bravery...

They were awarded medals in recognition of their bravery.

...the Vietnam War Memorial is a starkly beautiful testimonial to the bravery of the soldiers who served in Vietnam...

gave her a citation for bravery

...for their exceptional bravery the firefighters received accolades from both local and national officials...

For their bravery, they were rewarded with knighthood.

The president saluted her bravery.

After his death, the soldier was cited for bravery.

The girl should be commended for her bravery in saving the drowning child.

Fearless hunters confront wild animals with bravery.

His bravery had redeemed much of his earlier ill-fame.

She managed to maintain a facade of bravery.

There's a fine line between bravery and recklessness.

The two boys were awarded medals for their bravery.

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