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Dauntless

[DAHNT-ləs]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, 15th century

1.

Showing fearlessness and determination.

Examples of Dauntless in a sentence

"Ride that zipline and show that you're dauntless!"

"Finishing this job will require someone quite dauntless."

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About Dauntless

If a new piece of technology intimidates you, you might be feeling daunted. Add a "-less" to that word, and now you're dauntless, or feeling brave and determined.

Did you Know?

If you're dauntless, you can't be tamed. The verb daunt can be traced back to the Latin "domare," meaning to tame. The adjectives daunted and dauntless can show off how you overcome obstacles and face your fear.

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