Definitions for heroic

Definitions for (noun) heroic

Main entry: heroic, heroic meter, heroic verse

Definition: a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter

Definitions for (adj) heroic

Main entry: heroic, heroical

Definition: having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes

Usage: the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy; heroic explorers

Main entry: desperate, heroic

Definition: showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort

Usage: 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- G.C.Marshall; they took heroic measures to save his life

Main entry: expansive, heroic, grand

Definition: of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope

Usage: an expansive lifestyle; in the grand manner; collecting on a grand scale; heroic undertakings

Main entry: heroic, epic, larger-than-life

Definition: very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)

Usage: an epic voyage; of heroic proportions; heroic sculpture

Main entry: heroic

Definition: relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity

Usage: heroic legends; the heroic age

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