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1. valiant

adjective. ['ˈvæljənt'] having or showing valor.

Synonyms

  • valorous
  • brave

Antonyms

  • timid
  • irresolute
  • afraid

Etymology

  • vailant (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • valens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Valiant

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce valiant?

Pronounce valiant as ˈvæljənt.

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How do you spell valiant? Is it valient ?

A common misspelling of valiant is valient

Example sentences of the word valiant


1. Adjective
The dinner show plays out in a 900-seat theater and includes valiant knights, horses and even some pyrotechnics.

Quotes containing the word valiant


1. Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
- William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar

2. As we live and as we are, Simplicity - with a capital "S"- is difficult to comprehend nowadays. We are no longer truly simple. We no longer live in simple terms or places. Life is a more complex struggle now. It is now valiant to be simple: a courageous thing to even want to be simple. It is a spiritual thing to comprehend what simplicity means.
- Frank Lloyd Wright, The Natural House

3. LEONATOWell, niece, I hope to see you one day fitted with a husband.BEATRICENot till God make men of some other metal than earth. Would it not grieve a woman to be overmastered with a pierce of valiant dust? to make an account of her life to a clod of wayward marl? No, uncle, I'll none: Adam's sons are my brethren; and, truly, I hold it a sin to match in my kindred.
- William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

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