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EtymologyEdit

From French héroïsme.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈheɹəʊɪzəm/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈheɹoʊɪzəm/
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NounEdit

heroism (countable and uncountable, plural heroisms)

  1. The qualities characteristic of a hero, such as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.

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ReferencesEdit

  • heroism” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.

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