What is another word for valour?

Pronunciation: [vˈalə] (IPA)

Valour is a word that is often used to describe someone who exhibits bravery, courage, and fearlessness in the face of danger or adversity. However, there are many synonyms for valour that can also be used to describe individuals who have shown exceptional courage in trying circumstances. These synonyms include heroism, gallantry, bravery, fortitude, guts, pluck, mettle, daring, fearlessness, and boldness. Each of these words captures a slightly different aspect of what it means to display valour, but they all demonstrate that there are many ways to be courageous and stand up for what is right, even in the face of great danger.

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What are the hypernyms for Valour?

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Usage examples for Valour

But well the rascal knew that discretion is the better part of valour, and that "He who fights and runs away, May live to fight another day."
"Stories of Animal Sagacity"
W.H.G. Kingston
A desperate conflict, still renowned in tradition, took place at the Dryffe sands, not far from Lockerby, in which Johnstone, although inferior in numbers, partly by his own conduct, partly by the valour of his allies, gained a decisive victory.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)"
Walter Scott
A mighty man of valour, who had the advantage of living in times when he could knock a man out for sneezing in his presence without being liable to forty shillings or a month.
"A Poached Peerage"
William Magnay

Famous quotes with Valour

  • And by a prudent flight and cunning save A life which valour could not, from the grave. A better buckler I can soon regain, But who can get another life again?
    Archilochus
  • Perfect valour consists in doing without witnesses that which we would be capable of doing before everyone.
    John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • Liberality attended with mild language; learning without pride; valour united with mercy; wealth accompanied with a generous contempt of it?these four qualities are with difficulty acquired.
    The Hitopadesa
  • The attribute most noble of the hand Is readiness in giving; of the head, Bending before a teacher; of the mouth, Veracious speaking; of a victor?s arms, Undaunted valour; of the inner heart, Pureness the most unsullied; of the ears, Delight in hearing and receiving truth?These are adornments of high-minded men, Better than all the majesty of Empire.
    Bhartrihari
  • In a false quarrel there is no true valour.
    William Shakespeare

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