Betty_Pipetti (pipetti) wrote in 1word1day,
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Dauntlessness





dauntlessness
noun, the quality of not being intimidated; fearlessness

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from bartleby.com : Middle English daunten, from Old French danter, from Latin domitre,

Citizens of the United States must face the future with
absolute dauntlessness if we are to survive this economic recession!

Godspeed, everyone :-)


Tags: d, french, latin, middle english, noun
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