intrepid

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Etymology[edit]

From French intrépide, from Latin intrepidus, from in- (not) + trepidus (anxious, nervous)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈtɹɛpɪd/
  • Hyphenation: in‧trepid

Adjective[edit]

intrepid (comparative more intrepid, superlative most intrepid)

  1. Fearless; bold; brave.
    Synonyms: fearless, unafraid, courageous
    • 2000, Lennard Bickel, Shackleton's Forgotten Men: The Untold Tale of an Antarctic Tragedy:
      Fewer than 70 years earlier, the intrepid James Cook in his ship Resolution had been the first explorer to cross the Antarctic Circle.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ intrepid” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

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