dauntlessness

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Etymology[edit]

dauntless +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

dauntlessness (uncountable)

  1. The characteristic of being dauntless; fearlessness.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chapter 11:
      Struck by his desperate dauntlessness, and his wild desire to visit Christendom, the captain at last relented, and told him he might make himself at home.

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