valorous

To be valorous is to show valor: to be valiant and courageous.

Valor is a word for courage, like the courage to pull a child out of a burning building. People who show the quality of valor are valorous. War heroes are valorous. A parent who sacrifices a lot for their children is valorous. In superhero movies, the lead characters are valorous, as they overcome the odds to save the day. This is a strong word for actions that are truly heroic. Valorous actions are rare and worthy of great respect.

Definitions of valorous
  1. adjective
    having or showing valor
    synonyms: valiant
    brave, courageous
    possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching
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