- 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.
- Worthy of a hero; bold; daring; brave; illustrious; as, heroic action; heroic enterprises.
- [Sculpture & Painting] Larger than life size, but smaller than colossal; -- said of the representation of a human figure.synonyms: Brave; intrepid; courageous; daring; valiant; bold; gallant; fearless; enterprising; noble; magnanimous; illustrious.
Etymology: F. héroïque, L. heroïcus, Gr. �