What does the word heroic mean?

Usage examples for heroic

  1. But Edwin Clayhanger seemed to be incapable of an heroic action. – Hilda Lessways by Arnold Bennett
  2. But that is an heroic deed without an equal! – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  3. She had thought herself very heroic, and that she should be ready to sacrifice her husband for the good of his country; but when it came to the point, she could not bear the idea of parting from him. – The Three Commanders by W.H.G. Kingston