Definition of HEROIC

noun : HEROIC

Source: WordNet 3.1

Adjective : HEROIC

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture" ;

  • 2. (

    ) relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity; "heroic legends"; "the heroic age" ;

  • 3. (

    ) having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes; "the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"; "heroic explorers" ;

  • 4. (

    ) of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope; "an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings" ;

  • 5. (

    ) showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort; "made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber"; "the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"- G.C.Marshall; "they took heroic measures to save his life" ;


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