courageous


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cou·ra·geous

 (kə-rā′jəs)
adj.
Having or characterized by courage; valiant. See Synonyms at brave.

cou·ra′geous·ly adv.
cou·ra′geous·ness n.

courageous

(kəˈreɪdʒəs)
adj
possessing or expressing courage
couˈrageously adv
couˈrageousness n

cou•ra•geous

(kəˈreɪ dʒəs)

adj.
possessing or characterized by courage; brave.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French]
cou•ra′geous•ly, adv.
cou•ra′geous•ness, n.
syn: See brave.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.courageous - possessing or displaying couragecourageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
adventuresome, adventurous - willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"
fearless, unafraid - oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
resolute - firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination; "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"

courageous

courageous

adjective
Translations
odvážný
modig
rohkea
hrabar
hugrakkur
勇気のある
용감한
pogumen
modig
กล้าหาญ
can đảm

courageous

[kəˈreɪdʒəs] ADJvaliente, valeroso

courageous

[kəˈreɪdʒəs] adj [person, action] → courageux/euse

courageous

adjmutig; (= with courage of convictions)couragiert

courageous

[kəˈreɪdʒəs] adjcoraggioso/a

courage

(ˈkaridʒ) , ((American) ˈkə:-) noun
the quality that makes a person able to meet dangers without fear; bravery. It took courage to sail the Atlantic singlehanded.
courageous (kəˈreidʒəs) adjective
having courage. a courageous soldier.
couˈrageously adverb

courageous

مِقْدام odvážný modig mutig θαρραλέος valeroso rohkea courageux hrabar coraggioso 勇気のある 용감한 moedig modig odważny corajoso отважный modig กล้าหาญ yürekli can đảm 有胆量的

courageous

a. valiente, valeroso-a.
References in classic literature ?
I want to have goblins about me, for I am courageous.
And, moreover, to succeed, the artist must possess the courageous soul.
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Thus the grammarian derives his name from the word 'grammar', and the courageous man from the word 'courage'.
God willed that a strange, bold, and ingenious idea should enter into the mind of a certain man, whilst a devoted and courageous idea took possession of the mind of another man.
And whoever should reply: If the people have property outside the city, and see it burnt, they will not remain patient, and the long siege and self- interest will make them forget their prince; to this I answer that a powerful and courageous prince will overcome all such difficulties by giving at one time hope to his subjects that the evil will not be for long, at another time fear of the cruelty of the enemy, then preserving himself adroitly from those subjects who seem to him to be too bold.
Brower was as courageous a criminal as ever lived to be hanged; that was shown by the conditions of awful personal peril in which he had coolly killed his brother-in-law.
I have lost much flesh since I lived there, and now I am anxious for a chance to show the other beasts how courageous I have grown.
With respect to walls, those who say that a courageous people ought not to have any, pay too much respect to obsolete notions; particularly as we may see those who pride themselves therein continually confuted by facts.
Can any man be courageous who has the fear of death in him?
It is, I am convinced, an art apart, an art like any other,--needing first the natural gift, then the long patient training, and finally the courageous practice.
Dinarzade had no particular gifts to distinguish her from other girls, but her sister was clever and courageous in the highest degree.