Intrepidity vs Intrepid - What's the difference?

intrepidity | intrepid |

Intrepidity is a derived term of intrepid.


As a noun intrepidity

is the quality of being intrepid; bravery.

As a adjective intrepid is

fearless; bold; brave.

intrepidity

English

Noun

(intrepidities)
  • The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
  • *1877 , , page 11
  • which involve the sharpest hazards to life and honour and the highest instant decisions and intrepidities of action.

    Synonyms

    * (bravery) boldness, braveness, bravery, fearlessness, fortitude, intrepidness, undauntedness, valour

    intrepid

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Fearless; bold; brave.
  • :* 2000 — Lennard Bickel, Shackleton's Forgotten Men: The Untold Tale of an Antarctic Tragedy
  • :*: Fewer than 70 years earlier, the intrepid James Cook in his ship Resolution had been the first explorer to cross the Antarctic Circle.
  • Derived terms

    * intrepidity * intrepidness * intrepidly

    See also

    * fearless * unafraid * courageous