Origin of intrepidClassical Latin intrepidus from in-, not + trepidus, alarmed, anxious: see trepidation
Intrepid is defined as fearless and brave.
An example of someone intrepid is a bold cave explorer.
Resolutely courageous; fearless. See Synonyms at brave.
Origin of intrepidLatin intrepidus in- not ; see in- 1. trepidus alarmed
- in′tre·pid′i·ty in·trep′id·ness
- A week later all Finland lay at the feet of the intrepid colonel of the Borg, dragoons.
- There was a gap between the "Intrepid" and the eastern bank; he steered into it, collided with the "Intrepid," rang the gong to signify the imminent blowing of the charges, went astern and then ahead.
- In the "Iphigenia," like the "Intrepid," the engine room ratings had avoided being taken off, so as to be present at the fight.
- As a statesman, Rossi was a man of signal ability and intrepid character, but it is as an economist that his name will be best remembered.
- The "Intrepid" astern had come under heavy shrapnel fire from the guns as she approached the mole, but after rounding it escaped their attention.