Origin of courageous
Examples from the Web for courageous
This courageous act earned him a late-night knock on the door with orders for Serna to vamos from Cuba.
On Nov. 1, when Brittany ends her short but productive life, I will be thanking God for her remarkable and courageous example.On Her Own Terms: Why Brittany Maynard Has Chosen to Die|Gene Robinson|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The men who killed these courageous workers committed a heinous crime.
Still, Brecht did manage to do some courageous things during the war—one of them being the writing of Mother Courage.
The book shares the stories of 10 courageous nuns, all fighting fights at an advanced age that few others would dare.
Courageous as I am by nature, I absolutely trembled at the idea!The Woman in White|Wilkie Collins
It seems that those who have no fear in face of dangers, simply because they do not know what they are, are not courageous?The Memorabilia|Xenophon
She was the most courageous or the most foolish of women to remain there as she did.The Golden Slipper|Anna Katharine Green
She was a fit companion for the brave Garibaldi; being to the full as courageous as he.Female Warriors, Vol. II (of 2)|Ellen C. Clayton
But she was courageous, and soon the two were gayly chattering, as Bob stumbled and stamped along the macadam road.Natalie: A Garden Scout|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
British Dictionary definitions for courageous
Word Origin and History for courageous
late 13c., from Anglo-French corageous, Old French corageus (12c., Modern French courageux), from corage (see courage). Related: Courageously; courageousness.