fearless

[ feer-lis ]
/ ˈfɪər lɪs /

adjective

without fear; bold or brave; intrepid.

Origin of fearless

First recorded in 1350–1400, fearless is from the Middle English word fereles. See fear, -less
Related formsfear·less·ly, adverbfear·less·ness, noun

Synonym study

See brave.
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fearless


adj.

early 15c., from fear (n.) + -less. Related: Fearlessly; fearlessness.

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