a.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.(Sculpture & Painting) Larger than life size, but smaller than colossal; - said of the representation of a human figure.
Heroic Age
the age when the heroes, or those called the children of the gods, are supposed to have lived.
Heroic poetry
that which celebrates the deeds of a hero; epic poetry.
Heroic treatment
(Med.) treatment or remedies of a severe character, suited to a desperate case.
Heroic verse
(Pros.) the verse of heroic or epic poetry, being in English, German, and Italian the iambic of ten syllables; in French the iambic of twelve syllables; and in classic poetry the hexameter.
Noun1.heroic - a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
Adj.1.heroic - very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"
2.heroic - relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity; "heroic legends"; "the heroic age"
3.heroic - having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes; "the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"; "heroic explorers"
Synonyms: heroical
4.heroic - impressive in size or scope; "heroic undertakings"
Synonyms: grand
5.heroic - showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort; "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"
Synonyms: desperate
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