ADJ: v-link ADJ, ADJ after v, oft ADJ of n, ADJ to-inf
If you are unafraid to do something, you are confident and not at all nervous about doing it.

He is a man with a reputation for being tough and unafraid of unpopular decisions...

She was a forceful intellectual unafraid to speak her mind.


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