Noun Valour Definition and Examples







Great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle.
  1. 'The young girls made a remarkable display of vigour and valour.'
  2. 'Although mortally wounded in this display of valor, his intrepid act saved five men from death or serious injury.'
  3. 'This was truly an inspiring example of Indigenous courage, valor, honor, gallantry and self-sacrifice.'
  4. 'The company honours them with a public recognition and a cash award with a silver medal of valour, certificate and a citation.'
  5. 'Some devotees utilise temple festivals to demonstrate their valour.'
  6. 'He then fought in World War I and earned many awards for his valor and bravery.'
  7. 'Common sense then overcame valour as Bill called the police who, in turn, contacted the local snake catcher who duly arrived with his equipment.'
  8. 'The land has a fascinating history of valour and chivalry.'
  9. 'Though Trench was deferential to authority he was also a man of valour.'
  10. 'The two hostages of the escape attempt received medals of valour and were credited by the local press for thwarting the escape.'


1. boldness or determination in facing great danger, especially in battle; heroic courage; bravery: a medal for valor.


"There can be valour tassels."
"valours can be in people."
"valours can be with hunters."
"valours can have valours."
"companies can have valours."
"valours can be in wars."
"valours can be in defences."
"valours can be for acts."
"valours can be during days."
"valours can be between people."



Middle English (denoting worth derived from personal qualities or rank): via Old French from late Latin valor, from valere ‘be strong’.

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