- Intrepid is defined as fearless and brave.
An example of someone intrepid is a bold cave explorer.
Origin: L intrepidus from in-, not plush trepidus, alarmed, anxious: see trepidation
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Origin: Latin intrepidus : in-, not; see in-1 + trepidus, alarmed.
- inˌtre·pidˈi·ty , in·trepˈid·ness noun
- in·trepˈid·ly adverb