Definition of courageous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

courageous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//kəˈreɪdʒəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈreɪdʒəs//
 
Brave
 
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showing courage synonym brave a very courageous decision I hope people will be courageous enough to speak out against this injustice. opposite cowardly See related entries: Brave Word Origin Middle English: from Old French corageus, from corage, from Latin cor ‘heart’.
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