a. bold; incapable of being discouraged; fearless
Despite the dangerous nature of the undertaking, the dauntless soldier volunteered for the assignment.
Sentence in Classic:
I have hired a vessel and am occupied in collecting my sailors; those whom I have already engaged appear to be men on whom I can depend and are certainly possessed of dauntless courage.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context
The spoils were indeed very large; for, notwithstanding that much was consumed, a great deal of plate, rich armour, and splendid clothing, had been secured by the exertions of the dauntless outlaws, who could be appalled by no danger when such rewards were in view.
But Pearl, who was a dauntless child, after frowning, stamping her foot, and shaking her little hand with a variety of threatening gestures, suddenly made a rush at the knot of her enemies, and put them all to flight.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne Context
Loren Wheeler, editor of the Dauntless, led the orchestra, with a ruler and a totally inaccurate sense of rhythm.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
Struck by his desperate dauntlessness, and his wild desire to visit Christendom, the captain at last relented, and told him he might make himself at home.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context