Brave and selfless, characterized by bravery, courage, and noble action.


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Part of speech



Brave, courageous, fearless, valiant, daring, noble, gallant, selfless


Cowardly, afraid, fearful, unheroic

Example sentences

  • The fireman was hailed as a hero for his bravery during the rescue mission.
  • The soldier’s heroic actions saved the lives of his comrades on the battlefield.
  • The young girl was considered a hero for her selfless act of donating her bone marrow to save her sick sibling.


The story of the hero was one that was told for generations. He was known for his bravery, courage, and selflessness, and he inspired others to be their best selves. He faced seemingly insurmountable odds and emerged victorious, always putting the needs of others before his own. His heroic deeds will forever be remembered and celebrated as a shining example of what it means to be truly brave.