bravery

[ brey-vuh-ree, breyv-ree ]
/ ˈbreɪ və ri, ˈbreɪv ri /

noun, plural brav·er·ies.

brave spirit or conduct; courage; valor.
showiness; splendor; magnificence.

Origin of bravery

1540–50; probably < Italian braveria, equivalent to brav(are) to brave + -eria -ery

OTHER WORDS FROM bravery

o·ver·brav·er·y, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bravery

bravery bravado bravura

synonym study for bravery

1. See courage.
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