[ US /kɝˈeɪdʒəs/ ]
[ UK /kʌɹˈe‍ɪd‍ʒəs/ ]
  1. 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
    set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory
    a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain
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How To Use courageous In A Sentence

  • A fearless person could not be courageous, because courage is all about the mind dominating fear.
  • The word has reasserted the romantic, courageous quality that the poet Keats, in “Endymion,” gave it: “Adventuresome, I send/My herald thought into a wilderness.” No Uncertain Terms
  • Successful people are not necessarily more intelligent than the average people, but they are more courageous, more determined and more persistent. Dr T.P.Chia 
  • Rob's strengths lay in absorbing the pressure and criticism, and in doing this well he more than proved himself courageous, gutsy and tough.
  • But wilfully taking the life of two innocents who trusted him isn't a courageous act. The Sun
  • Yet because we yearn to be seen as bold, brave and courageous, we'll take stupid risks to prove our worth.
  • It allows him to present his laddish repartee as a courageous swipe against repression.
  • I will be courageous and undismayed in the face of odds.
  • Kader Asmal for what it described as his courageous unannounced visit to a Soweto school last week. ANC Daily News Briefing
  • I thought it was a frank and courageous speech. Times, Sunday Times
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