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COURAGEOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does courageous mean? 

COURAGEOUS (adjective)
  The adjective COURAGEOUS has 1 sense:

1. possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

  Familiarity information: COURAGEOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


COURAGEOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

Synonyms:

brave; courageous

Context examples:

Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring / a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain / set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory

Similar:

game; gamey; gamy; gritty; mettlesome; spirited; spunky (willing to face danger)

valiant; valorous (having or showing valor)

undaunted (resolutely courageous)

stalwart; stouthearted (used especially of persons)

desperate; heroic (showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort)

gallant (unflinching in battle or action)

lionhearted (extraordinarily courageous)

Also:

resolute (firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination)

bold (fearless and daring)

fearless; unafraid (oblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them)

adventuresome; adventurous (willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises)

Attribute:

braveness; bravery; courage; courageousness (a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear)


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