valorous

[val-er-uh s]

adjective

having valor; courageous; valiant; brave.
characterized by valor: valorous deeds.

Nearby words

  1. valona,
  2. valonia,
  3. valor,
  4. valorization,
  5. valorize,
  6. valorously,
  7. valour,
  8. valparaiso,
  9. valparaíso,
  10. valpolicella

Origin of valorous

First recorded in 1470–80, valorous is from the Medieval Latin word valorōsus valiant. See valor, -ous

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Word Origin and History for valorous

valorous

adj.

late 15c., from Old French valeureux, from valeur (see valor). Related: Valorously.

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