nothing daunted

nothing daunted

Without worry, apprehension, or discouragement. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. He's really struggled with maths, but he keeps studying and working hard at it, nothing daunted.
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nothing daunted

without having been made fearful or apprehensive.
This use of nothing to mean ‘not at all’ is now archaic and is almost always found either in this phrase or in nothing loath below.
1992 Robert Black Orkney: A Place of Safety? Nothing daunted, the committee members set to.
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nothing ˈdaunted

(British English, formal) confident about something difficult that you have to do: Nothing daunted, the people set about rebuilding their homes after the fire.
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References in classic literature ?
But, nothing daunted, he jumped to his feet and cried:
When they were all wearied out, and could tear and beat no longer, they dragged Oliver, struggling and shouting, but nothing daunted, into the dust-cellar, and there locked him up.
It was because nothing daunted him that he had been chosen for government courier.
After this the enchanted axe cut off my arms, one after the other; but, nothing daunted, I had them replaced with tin ones.
Nothing daunted, Anne proceeded onward to the church alone.
She was as uncivil to him as sweet Cecily could be to anyone, but the gallant Cyrus was nothing daunted.
Nothing daunted, her companion talked on for several minutes, then excused himself and went away.
Even so," returned the stranger, nothing daunted by this cold reception; "I have tarried at 'Edward' a week, and I should be dumb not to have inquired the road I was to journey; and if dumb there would be an end to my calling.
replied the baron, nothing daunted by his hollow voice and lustreless eyes.
Nothing daunted by this reception, he clung tight to his opponent, and bit and hammered away with such good-will and heartiness, that it was at least a couple of minutes before he was dislodged.
But Polly was used to him now, and, nothing daunted, took a look at the grimy page in the middle of which Tom had stuck.
Nothing daunted, the refugees stuck on the Hungarian border turned left and headed for Croatia (not a Schengen member).
But nothing daunted, he continues his investigations with the help of his 'business partner', a polar bear named Total Failure, and he uses his mother's Segway as his Failuremobile.
Reynolds 7 Nothing Daunted | Dorothy Wickenden [EXCELLENT] 7 Turn of Mind | Alice LaPlante [EXCELLENT] 7 The Astral | Kate Christensen [EXCELLENT] 7 Robopocalypse | Daniel H.
Nothing daunted, the choristers turned in a more than creditable account, though for all Michael Lloyd's impassioned, operatically-paced conducting, there could have been more attack on the biggest moments in this wonderful score.