• (n.) The qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.

Compare heroism with other words:

heroism vs. valour

heroism vs. levity

heroism vs. temerity

heroism vs. identity

bravery vs. heroism

heroicness vs. heroism

fortitude vs. heroism

heroism vs. valor

heroism vs. valiance

heroism vs. prowess

courage vs. heroism

heroine vs. heroism

hero vs. heroism

heroic vs. heroism