[ val-er-uhs ]
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  1. having valor; courageous; valiant; brave.

  2. characterized by valor: valorous deeds.

Origin of valorous

First recorded in 1470–80; from Medieval Latin valorōsus “valiant,” from Latin valor “worth, honor” + -ōsus adjective suffix; see origin at valor, -ous

Other words from valorous

  • val·or·ous·ly, adverb
  • val·or·ous·ness, noun
  • non·val·or·ous, adjective
  • non·val·or·ous·ly, adverb
  • non·val·or·ous·ness, noun
  • un·val·or·ous, adjective
  • un·val·or·ous·ly, adverb
  • un·val·or·ous·ness, noun

Words Nearby valorous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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