HyperDic: courageous

English > 1 sense of the word courageous:
ADJECTIVEallcourageous, bravepossessing or displaying courage
courageous > pronunciation
Soundskerey'jhahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > courageous: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningpossessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger / danger or fear without flinching.
Examples
  • "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth
  • "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
Synonymbrave
Attribute ofcourage, courageousness, bravery, bravenessA quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
Narrowerdesperate, heroicshowing extreme / extreme courage
gallantunflinching in battle or action
game, gamy, gamey, gritty, mettlesome, spirited, spunkywilling to face danger
lionheartedextraordinarily courageous
stalwart, stoutheartedUsed especially of persons
undauntedresolutely courageous
valiant, valorousHaving or showing valor
See alsoadventurous, adventuresomewilling to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
boldfearless and daring
resoluteFirm in purpose or belief
unafraid, fearlessoblivious of dangers or perils or calmly resolute in facing them
Oppositecowardly, fearfullacking courage
Spanisharrojado, brioso, corajudo, valeroso, valiente
Catalancoratjós, valent, valerós
Nounscourage, courageousnessa quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
Adverbscourageouslyin a courageous manner

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