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Meaning of COURAGEOUS

Pronunciation:  ku'reyjus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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"
 

COURAGEOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: brave, desperate, fearless, gallant, game, gamey, gamy, gritty, heroic, lionhearted, mettlesome, spirited, spunky, stalwart, stouthearted, undaunted, valiant, valorous
 
 Antonyms: coward(a), cowardly, fearful
 
 See Also: adventuresome, adventurous, bold, resolute, unafraid(p)

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cour*a"geous\ (k?r-?"j?s), a. [F. courageux.]
Possessing, or characterized by, courage; brave; bold.

      With this victory, the women became most courageous and
      proud, and the men waxed . . . fearful and desperate.
                                               --Stow.

Syn: Gallant; brave; bold; daring; valiant; valorous; heroic;
     intrepid; fearless; hardy; stout; adventurous;
     enterprising. See {Gallant}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: audacious, bold, bold-spirited, brave, chivalric, chivalrous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, fiery, gallant, game, greathearted, gritty, gutsy, gutty, hardy, heroic, herolike, high-spirited, intrepid, ironhearted, knightlike, knightly, lionhearted, manful, manly, mettlesome, plucky, soldierlike, soldierly, spunky, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, strong, tenacious, unafraid, undaunted, valiant, valorous
 

 

 

 

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