[ kuh-rey-juhs ]
/ kəˈreɪ dʒəs /
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possessing or characterized by courage; brave: a courageous speech against the dictator.
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Origin of courageous
synonym study for courageous
OTHER WORDS FROM courageous
cou·ra·geous·ly, adverbcou·ra·geous·ness, nounun·cou·ra·geous, adjectiveun·cou·ra·geous·ly, adverb
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How to use courageous in a sentence
Rush was an extraordinary man, a gentle giant — brilliant, quick witted, genuinely kind, extremely generous, passionate, courageous, and the hardest working person I know.
Adela was too much shocked to note the courageousness of the reply.Sandra Belloni, Complete|George Meredith
British Dictionary definitions for courageous
/ (kəˈreɪdʒəs) /
possessing or expressing courage
Derived forms of courageouscourageously, adverbcourageousness, noun
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