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Definition of Heroic

Heroic

  1. Of or pertaining to, or like, a hero; of the nature of heroes; distinguished by the existence of heroes; as, the heroic age; an heroic people; heroic valor.
  2. Worthy of a hero; bold; daring; brave; illustrious; as, heroic action; heroic enterprises.
  3. Larger than life size, but smaller than colossal; -- said of the representation of a human figure.

Heroic Quotations

Anyone can be heroic from time to time, but a gentleman is something you have to be all the time.
Luigi Pirandello

I think that we all do heroic things, but hero is not a noun, it's a verb.
Robert Downey, Jr.

The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
Nathaniel Hawthorne

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
Joseph Campbell

If the Philippines secure their independence after heroic and stubborn conflicts, they can rest assured that neither England, nor Germany, nor France, and still less Holland, will dare to take up what Spain has been unable to hold.
Jose Rizal
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Heroic Translations

heroic in Afrikaans is heldhaftig
heroic in German is heldenhaft
heroic in Norwegian is heroisk
heroic in Spanish is heroico
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