Valor vs Hardihood - What's the difference?

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Valor is a related term of hardihood.


As nouns the difference between valor and hardihood

is that valor is value while hardihood is unyielding boldness and daring; firmness in doing something that exposes one to difficulty, danger, or calumnity; intrepidness.

valor

English

Alternative forms

* valour

Noun

(en-noun)
  • Value; worth.
  • Strength of mind in regard to danger; that quality which enables a person to encounter danger with firmness; personal bravery; courage; prowess; intrepidity.
  • Anagrams

    * American English forms ----

    hardihood

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Unyielding boldness and daring; firmness in doing something that exposes one to difficulty, danger, or calumnity; intrepidness.
  • * 1902 , Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness :
  • Their talk, however, was the talk of sordid buccaneers: it was reckless without hardihood , greedy without audacity, and cruel without courage; there was not an atom of foresight or of serious intention in the whole batch of them, and they did not seem aware these things are wanted for the work of the world.
  • * 1971 , John Morris Dorsey, Psychology of Emotion :
  • Once endured it is enjoyed as my owndom. Elsewhere I refer to this process of enduring hardship as the only possible source of hardihood .
  • Excessive boldness; foolish daring; offensive assurance.