- possessing or characterized by courage; brave: a courageous speech against the dictator.
Origin of courageous
Related Words for courageouslycourageously, eagerly, fearlessly, brazenly, honestly, bravely, respectably, boldly, heroically, enthusiastically, unassisted, headlong, recklessly, valiantly, stoutly, fairly, justly
Examples from the Web for courageously
Contemporary Examples of courageously
Begich has courageously talked of eliminating the payroll tax cap of around $115,000.Hooray for Liberal Fear-Mongering!
October 28, 2014
Roger and his wife, Chaz, courageously opened up their private lives to our filming as they never have before.‘Life Itself’: An Open Letter From Filmmaker Steve James About His Roger Ebert Documentary
December 12, 2013
Sudanese civil-society groups are courageously pressing forward with an agenda for real change.Is Sudan’s Uprising the Beginning of the End of Omar al Bashir?
September 28, 2013
Families experienced these losses as deaths, but even with these losses, they courageously moved forward with new referrals.Russia’s Adoption Ban Is Cruel and Vindictive to All
Dr. Jane Aronson
December 29, 2012
A courageously outspoken 14-year-old is fighting for her life in Pakistan tonight.Pakistan: The Schoolgirl the Taliban Tried to Kill
October 9, 2012
Historical Examples of courageously
This is no unsolvable problem if we face it wisely and courageously.
Mr Pancks courageously nodded his head and said, 'All right, ma'am.'Little Dorrit
Caroline roused up with a start, and courageously rushed to the window.My Double Life
But let us not forget what a courageously mad creation this our city is.Laws
Courageously he leaped upon him, and took no heed of himself.Stories of King Arthur and His Knights
U. Waldo Cutler
- possessing or expressing courage
Word Origin and History for courageously
late 13c., from Anglo-French corageous, Old French corageus (12c., Modern French courageux), from corage (see courage). Related: Courageously; courageousness.