Heroism

Definition of Heroism

Her´o`ism
n.1.The qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.
Heroism is the self-devotion of genius manifesting itself in action.
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Dutch courage, bigheartedness, bigness, boldness, braveness, chivalrousness, chivalry, consequence, conspicuous gallantry, courage, courageousness, distinction, doughtiness, elevation, eminence, errantry, exaltation, fame, fearlessness, gallantness, gallantry, gallantry under fire, generosity, generousness, glory, great heart, greatheartedness, greatness, greatness of heart, heroicalness, high-mindedness, idealism, intrepidity, intrepidness, knight-errantry, knightliness, largeheartedness, liberality, liberalness, lionheartedness, loftiness, magnanimity, magnanimousness, majesty, manfulness, manhood, manliness, martial spirit, military spirit, nobility, noble-mindedness, nobleness, notability, openhandedness, pot-valor, princeliness, prominence, prowess, renown, soldierly quality, spirit, stalwartness, stoutheartedness, stoutness, sublimity, valiance, valiancy, valorousness, virtue
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