Adjective heroic has 5 senses
  1. epic, heroic, larger-than-life - very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale); "an epic voyage"; "of heroic proportions"; "heroic sculpture"
    Antonyms: small, little (indirect, via large, big)
    Antonyms: small, little (indirect, via large, big)
  2. heroic - relating to or characteristic of heroes of antiquity; "heroic legends"; "the heroic age"
  3. heroic, heroical - having or displaying qualities appropriate for heroes; "the heroic attack on the beaches of Normandy"; "heroic explorers"
    Antonym: timid (indirect, via bold)
  4. heroic, grand - impressive in size or scope; "heroic undertakings"
    Antonym: unimpressive (indirect, via impressive)
  5. desperate, heroic - showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort; "made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber"; "the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war"- G.C.Marshall; "they took heroic measures to save his life"
    Antonyms: cowardly, fearful (indirect, via brave)
,Noun heroic has 1 sense
  1. heroic verse, heroic meter, heroic - a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
    --1 is a kind of epic poem, heroic poem, epic, epos