Synonyms for courageous
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Wiktionary3.8 / 4 votes
Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.
the most courageous man I have ever met
Of an action, that requires courage.
a courageous deed
English Synonyms and Antonyms1.5 / 2 votes
The adventurous man goes in quest of danger; the bold man stands out and faces danger or censure; the brave man combines confidence with resolution in presence of danger; the chivalrous man puts himself in peril for others' protection. The daring step out to defy danger; the dauntless will not flinch before anything that may come to them; the doughty will give and take limitless hard knocks. The adventurous find something romantic in dangerous enterprises; the venturesome may be simply heedless, reckless, or ignorant. All great explorers have been adventurous; children, fools, and criminals are venturesome. The fearless and intrepid possess unshaken nerves in any place of danger. Courageous is more than brave, adding a moral element: the courageous man steadily encounters perils to which he may be keenly sensitive, at the call of duty; the gallant are brave in a dashing, showy, and splendid way; the valiant not only dare great dangers, but achieve great results; the heroic are nobly daring and dauntless, truly chivalrous, sublimely courageous. Compare FORTITUDE.
Princeton's WordNet3.1 / 9 votes
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"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote
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I have three treasures. Guard and keep them The first is deep love, The second is frugality, And the third is not to dare to be ahead of the world. Because of deep love, one is courageous. Because of frugality, one is generous. Because of not daring to be ahead of the world, one becomes the leader of the world.
The guy was so courageous.
The shrewd guess, the fertile hypothesis, the courageous leap to a tentative conclusion-these are the most valuable coins of the thinker at work. But in most schools guessing is heavily penalized and is associated somehow with laziness.
But wherefore thou alone Wherefore with theeCame not all hell broke loose Is pain to themLess pain, less to be fled, or thou than theyLess hardy to endure Courageous chief,The first in flight from pain, hadst thou allegedTo thy deserted host this cause of flight,Thou surely hadst not come sole fugitive.
And so I thank you for casting this short, 29-year-old, unknown actor with a prominent nose to play Benjamin Braddock, god bless you, sir. You're more than a great director. You're a real artist down to your toes, because you're insanely courageous.
Translations for courageous
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- храбър, смелBulgarian
- coratjós, valentCatalan, Valencian
- corajudo, valiente, valerosoSpanish
- misniúil, móruchtúilIrish
- misneachail, tapaidhScottish Gaelic
- 용기 있는Korean
- fortis, animosus, magnanimusLatin
- couragéiertLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- drošs, drosmīgsLatvian
- brav, curajosRomanian
- бесстра́шный, сме́лый, бра́вый, хра́брый, отва́жный, отваRussian
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