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- If something you do is heroic is like something a hero would do; it is very brave or difficult to do.
- To win while wounded was truly heroic.
- Though his efforts were heroic, his failure could not be avoided.
- If you are heroic you are a hero or like a hero; you do heroic things.
- The soldiers who fought in World War II were heroic men.
- If story or poem is heroic, it is about a hero or heroes doing great things.
- "Beowulf" is the best known heroic epic of early British literature.
- (anthropology) If a society is heroic it is at a stage where stories of great heroes are common and wars are won by single heroic warriors. This is often a society with tribes or technology is bronze age or iron age.
- A heroic age is a time when great heroes were said to have lived. This is often early in history.
- Homer's heroic age was hundreds of years before Homer live, around 1000 B.C.E.