Definition of Heroic in English :
Define Heroic in English
Heroic meaning in English
Meaning of Heroic in English
Pronunciation of Heroic in English
Heroic pronunciation in English
Pronounce Heroic in Englishsee synonyms of heroic
a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
Example Sentences:'an epic voyage''of heroic proportions''heroic sculpture'
relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity
Example Sentences:'heroic legends''the heroic age'
4. heroic, heroical
having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes
Example Sentences:'the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy''heroic explorers'
of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
Example Sentences:'an expansive lifestyle''in the grand manner''collecting on a grand scale''heroic undertakings'
6. desperate, heroic
showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort
Example Sentences:'made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber''the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war''they took heroic measures to save his life'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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