courageous

[ kuh-rey-juh s ]
/ kəˈreɪ dʒəs /

adjective

possessing or characterized by courage; brave: a courageous speech against the dictator.

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of courageous

1250–1300; Middle English corageous < Anglo-French curajous, Old French corageus, equivalent to corage courage + -eus -eous

synonym study for courageous

See brave.

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British Dictionary definitions for courageous

courageous
/ (kəˈreɪdʒəs) /

adjective

possessing or expressing courage

Derived forms of courageous

courageously, adverbcourageousness, noun
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