undaunted (adj.) mid-15c., with reference to horses, "untamed, not broken in," from UN- (Cf. un-) (1) "not" + pp. of DAUNT (Cf. daunt) (v.). In reference to persons, meaning "intrepid" is recorded from 1580s.

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  • Undaunted — Un*daunt ed, a. Not daunted; not subdued or depressed by fear. Shak. [1913 Webster] Syn: Bold; fearless; brave; courageous; intrepid. [1913 Webster] {Un*daunt ed*ly}, adv. {Un*daunt ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • undaunted — I adjective bold, brave, courageous, daring, dauntless, doughty, dreadless, fearless, firm, gallant, gritty, heroic, impavidus, indefatigable, indomitable, interritus, intrepid, intrepidus, mettlesome, perseverant, persevering, persistent,… …   Law dictionary

  • undaunted — *brave, courageous, unafraid, fearless, intrepid, valiant, valorous, dauntless, doughty, bold, audacious Analogous words: resolute, staunch, steadfast (see FAITHFUL): *confident, assured, sanguine, sure Antonyms: afraid Contrasted words: *fearful …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • undaunted — [adj] brave, bold audacious, coming on strong*, courageous, dauntless, fearless, fire eating*, gallant, icy*, indomitable, intrepid, not discouraged, not put off*, resolute, spunky, steadfast, unafraid, unalarmed, unapprehensive, undeterred,… …   New thesaurus

  • undaunted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not intimidated or discouraged by difficulty, danger, or disappointment …   English terms dictionary

  • undaunted — [undôn′tid] adj. not daunted; not faltering or hesitating because of fear or discouragement; undismayed; intrepid undauntedly adv …   English World dictionary

  • undaunted — adj. undaunted by; in (undaunted in one s resolve) * * * [ʌn dɔːntɪd] in (undaunted in one s resolve) undaunted by …   Combinatory dictionary

  • undaunted — undauntedly, adv. undauntedness, n. /un dawn tid, dahn /, adj. 1. undismayed; not discouraged; not forced to abandon purpose or effort: undaunted by failure. 2. undiminished in courage or valor; not giving way to fear; intrepid: Although… …   Universalium

  • undaunted — un|daunt|ed [ʌnˈdo:ntıd US ˈdo:n ] adj not afraid of continuing to try to do something in spite of difficulties or danger undaunted by ▪ Undaunted by the enormity of the task, they began rebuilding the village …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • undaunted — un|daunt|ed [ ʌn dɔntəd ] adjective determined and not afraid to continue doing something, even though it might be difficult: undaunted by: They seem undaunted by the huge amount of work involved. ╾ un|daunt|ed|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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