Heroism definition

hĕrō-ĭzəm
Heroic conduct or behavior.
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Heroism is defined as bravery and selflessness.

When a fireman rushes into a fire and risks his life to save a child, this is an example of heroism.

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The qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.
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The qualities and actions of a hero or heroine; bravery, nobility, valor, etc.
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Heroic characteristics or qualities; courage.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
heroism
Plural:
heroisms

Origin of heroism

  • From French héroïsme.

    From Wiktionary