Synonyms of heroism in English:


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1‘many of the women distinguished themselves by great acts of heroism’

bravery, braveness, courage, courageousness, valour, valiance, intrepidity, intrepidness, boldness, daring, audacity, audaciousness, fearlessness, doughtiness, dauntlessness, pluck, indomitability, stout-heartedness, lionheartedness
backbone, spine, spirit, fortitude, mettle, gallantry, chivalry
informal guts, grit, spunk, gutsiness
British informal bottle, ballsiness
North American informal moxie, cojones, sand
vulgar slang balls

cowardliness, fearfulness