courage noun definition in Brave topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

courage

 noun: Brave topic
the ability to do something dangerous, or to face pain or opposition, without showing fear He showed great courage and determination. I haven't yet plucked up the courage to ask her. moral/physical courage courage in the face of dangerto be/not be brave enough to do what you feel to be rightto force yourself to be brave enough to do something I finally screwed up my courage and went to the dentist. to begin to feel happier and more confident because of somethingto make yourself do something that you are afraid of Taking her courage in both hands, she opened the door and walked in.