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fearless

fear·less

fearless

pronunciation:
fir lihs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: without fear; undaunted; brave.
synonyms:
brave, courageous, doughty, intrepid, lionhearted, undaunted, valiant
antonyms:
afraid, fearful, terrified
similar words:
audacious, bold, daring, dauntless, gallant, heroic, plucky, venturesome
derivations: fearlessly (adv.), fearlessness (n.)
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The word fearless contains the following part:
-less Middle English adjective-forming suffix that means without
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The suffix -less attaches primarily to monosyllabic English nouns. However, -less is a fully productive suffix, meaning it can be added to any noun to form legitimate new words.
synonyms:
a-1, an-1
antonyms:
-ful1