Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mettle

1 sense of mettle

Sense 1
heart, mettle, nerve, spunk -- (the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball")
       => courage, courageousness, bravery, braveness -- (a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear)

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