- undismayed; not discouraged; not forced to abandon purpose or effort: undaunted by failure.
- undiminished in courage or valor; not giving way to fear; intrepid: Although outnumbered, he was undaunted.
Origin of undaunted
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Related Wordsfearless, indomitable, steadfast, undeterred, audacious, courageous, dauntless, gallant, icy, intrepid, resolute, spunky, unafraid, unfaltering, unflinching, valiant, valorous, unalarmed, undiscouraged, undismayed
Examples from the Web for undaunted
His spirits were undaunted, and his faith in his mission as firm as ever.When Robert E. Lee Met John Brown and Saved the Union
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Undaunted, she complained in an email to Berg and CEO Ana Maria Chávez and got a second, much more attentive, phone meeting.Why Are Girl Scout Camps Being Closed?
January 12, 2014
Undaunted, the CRICCF lodged its complaint against both Dylan and the French publishers of Rolling Stone.Dylan’s Candor Gets Misconstrued as Hate Speech in France
December 7, 2013
“Unbowed, undaunted, defiant, and committed are the words that shout out when looking at these remarkable photographs,” he wrote.Bryan Adams’s Unlikely, Compelling Portrait Photography Book ‘Wounded’
November 11, 2013
Onto this financial minefield swaggered Suze Orman, undaunted.Can Suze Orman Save America?
November 10, 2013
It must be said of him, however, that he was a man of cool and undaunted courage.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
It persists; it is of an undaunted boldness and of a fortitude not to be wearied out.Essays, First Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Captain's face was blackened, and his clothes were scorched, but his spirit was undaunted.Cap'n Eri
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
"I have no orders to surrender, —— you," returned the undaunted confederate.Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman
J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd
He was a bold, undaunted, and energetic seaman, but unprincipled and merciless.Queen Elizabeth
- not put off, discouraged, or beaten
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Word Origin and History for undaunted
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