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Not intimidated or discouraged by difficulty, danger, or disappointment.‘they were undaunted by the huge amount of work needed’
unafraid, undismayed, unalarmed, unflinching, unshrinking, unabashed, unfaltering, unflagging, fearless, dauntless, intrepid, bold, valiant, brave, stout-hearted, lionhearted, courageous, heroic, gallant, doughty, plucky, game, mettlesome, gritty, steely, indomitable, resolute, determined, confident, audacious, daring, daredevilgutsy, spunky, ballsy, feisty, cockyView synonyms
- ‘Mr Butler said the school was undaunted and would be looking at other ways of getting funding to improve the ageing buildings.’
- ‘Fortunately for me, I had spent years training for nights like this and was undaunted by the fact that the bulk of my meal had not yet been placed before me.’
- ‘In recent years Pete suffered grievously from stomach cancer, but his courage and commitment remained undaunted.’
- ‘I like this attitude: irrespective of age, anyone undaunted by imminent parenthood will probably be hopeless.’
- ‘It is our duty to remain undaunted by the challenges, both emotional and intellectual, that we face.’
- ‘He was saved by undaunted courage, his own and that of hundreds of men.’
- ‘In the end, it is her undaunted spirit and self-preservation that is remarkable, not her morality.’
- ‘Despite an in auspicious start to the holiday, holidaymakers were undaunted and set out in their thousands to the various resorts.’
- ‘The intrepid cast are undaunted by the difficulties of the shoot.’
- ‘Even though the road ahead promises to be difficult, he remains undaunted.’
- ‘They have emerged from difficult times with a strong balance sheet and an undaunted outlook.’
- ‘Surprised, but not fazed, I plow undaunted through the first few pages.’
- ‘I have probably been sounding a bit gloomy about the prevailing moral climate recently but I remain undaunted.’
- ‘Haile was undaunted on the podium and in interviews.’
- ‘Throughout her life in athletics O'Rourke has been undaunted by challenges and undeterred by setbacks.’
- ‘Watson insists he remained undaunted, convinced that success would come with hard work and persistence.’
- ‘Even when heavy rain wreaked havoc with some of the street decorations on Coronation eve, street party organisers were undaunted.’
- ‘Tucker was undaunted; he had a tale to tell, and it was important to him.’
- ‘Taking a moment to come to terms with what had just happened, I recomposed myself and returned to my candelight supper, dazed but undaunted.’
- ‘Mr. Sampson is shocked by Mary's reaction, but undaunted.’
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