Definition of unheroically in US English:



  • See unheroic

    • ‘All this work goes on quietly, unheroically, with no awards, medals or statues of recognition.’
    • ‘They also often act more selfishly and unheroically than the more likable characters.’
    • ‘Why would an otherwise brave hero - one of the greatest at Troy - act so unheroically at this point?’
    • ‘The man himself was killed, merely 22 years old, allegedly, and rather unheroically, run over by a truck.’
    • ‘In Britain, the badge of distinction awarded to historic buildings is unheroically called ` listing’.’