Synonyms for heroic

Synonyms for (noun) heroic

Synonyms: heroic, heroic meter, heroic verse

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

Similar words: epic, epic poem, epos, heroic poem

Definition: a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds

Synonyms for (adjective) heroic

Synonyms: heroic, heroical

Definition: having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes

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

Similar words: bold

Definition: fearless and daring

Usage: bold settlers on some foreign shore; a bold speech; a bold adventure


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: courageous, brave

Definition: possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

Usage: Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring- Herman Melville; a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain- William Wordsworth; set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: impressive

Definition: making a strong or vivid impression

Usage: an impressive ceremony


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: large, big

Definition: above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent

Usage: a large city; set out for the big city; a large sum; a big (or large) barn; a large family; big businesses; a big expenditure; a large number of newspapers; a big group of scientists; large areas of the world