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EtymologyEdit

People who were always brave and collected in the face are said to have "nerves of steel".

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steely-nerved (comparative more steely-nerved, superlative most steely-nerved)

  1. (idiomatic) Having a hard, strong, and determined mindset, with very steady nerves; great patience and courage.

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