Synonyms of mettle in English:

mettle


See definition of mettle

noun

1‘Sir Charles, a man of mettle, did not surrender without a struggle’

SYNONYMS

spirit, fortitude, tenacity, strength of character, moral fibre, steel, determination, resolve, resolution, steadfastness, indomitability, backbone, hardihood, pluck, nerve, gameness, courage, courageousness, bravery, gallantry, valour, intrepidity, fearlessness, boldness, daring, audacity

British Dunkirk spirit

informal guts, grit, spunk

British informal bottle

2‘Frazer's disciple was of a very different mettle’

SYNONYMS

calibre, character, disposition, nature, temperament, temper, personality, make-up, stamp, kind, sort, variety, mould, kidney, grain