Intrepidity



[in-trep-id] /ɪnˈtrɛp ɪd/

adjective
1.
resolutely fearless; dauntless:
an intrepid explorer.
/ɪnˈtrɛpɪd/
adjective
1.
fearless; daring; bold
n.

1704, from intrepid + -ity.
adj.

1620s (implied in intrepidness), from French intrépide (16c.) and directly from Latin intrepidus “unshaken, undaunted,” from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + trepidus “alarmed” (see trepidation). Related: Intrepidly.

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