An example of valiant is Aragorn going to battle to protect Middle Earth in The Lord of the Rings.
- full of or characterized by valor or courage; brave
- resolute; determined: made a valiant effort
Origin of valiantMiddle English ; from Old French vaillant, present participle of valoir ; from Classical Latin valere, to be strong: see value
Origin of valiantMiddle English, from Old French vaillant, from Latin val&emacron;ns, valent-, present participle of val&emacron;re, to be strong; see wal- in Indo-European roots.
- val′ian·cy, val′iance, val′iant·ness
(comparative more valiant, superlative most valiant)
- Showing courage or determination; heroic.