val´or|ous|ness


val´or|ous|ness
val|or|ous «VAL uhr uhs», adjective.
1. having courage; valiant; brave; courageous: »

that host of valorous men who…had fought so strenuous a fight for freedom (John Morley).

2. showing courage.
[< Middle French valeureux (with English -ous) < Old French valeur, earlier valour; see etym. under valor (Cf.valor)]
val´or|ous|ly, adverb.
val´or|ous|ness, noun.

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