Definition of intrepidity in US English:



  • See intrepid

    • ‘As a pamphlet account of his execution published shortly after his death put it, Turpin ‘went off this stage with as much intrepidity and unconcern, as if he had been taking horse to go on a journey’.’
    • ‘Yet maybe that eccentric, rootless Viking intrepidity would suit her hero more.’
    • ‘His compassionate work arises from the noblest of philosophical traditions, the true spirit of which is distinctly Indian and invokes a detached intrepidity, celebrates joy in birth and life and accepts death with grace.’
    • ‘There are occasions, however, when we can hardly brook the intrepidity of intruders.’
    • ‘Later, the Balkans provided a crisis of moral weight sufficient to rival those earlier times - especially for those writers and journalists, mostly on the center-left, who had the courage and intrepidity to go there.’