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Noun
/ˈherōˌizəm/,
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Great bravery,
  1. Great bravery


  1. the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"
  2. (heroic) epic: very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"
  3. heroic verse: a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
  4. (heroic) relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity; "heroic legends"; "the heroic age"
  5. (heroic) expansive: of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope; "an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings"
  6. (heroic) desperate: showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort; "made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber"; "the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"- G.C. ...
  7. (heroically) in a heroic manner; "he become reconciled to not dying heroically in her arms"
  8. A hero (heroine for females) (ἥρως, hḗrōs), in Greek mythology and folklore, was originally a demigod, their cult being one of the most distinctive features of ancient Greek religion. ...
  9. Heroism (original title Eroica) is a 1958 film by Andrzej Munk. It is composed of two separate film novels, each featuring the Polish concept of heroism and a role of a hero.
  10. (Heroic (horse)) Heroic (1921-1939) was a great Australian Thoroughbred racehorse who won 21 races from 5 furlongs (1,000 metres) to 2 miles (1,600 m) and was a Leading sire in Australia.
  11. The qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities
  12. (heroic) very brave or daring
  13. (Heroic) Alexander the Great had to be a visible inspiration leading his troops.
  14. (heroic) (adj.): having or showing great courage ▪ It was heroic of those women to fight for the right to vote.
  15. The morally heroic action is the one which is, by definition, good, not required or obliged, and involves some self-sacrifice. ...
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