Synonyms for courageous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : kuh-rey-juh s
Phonetic Transcription : kəˈreɪ dʒəs

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Définition of courageous

Origin :
  • late 13c., from Anglo-French corageous, Old French corageus (12c., Modern French courageux), from corage (see courage). Related: Courageously; courageousness.
  • adj brave, bold
Example sentences :
  • She loomed large, potential, courageous, a woman who held life in her hands.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Under fire you said a most courageous, womanly, creditable thing.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Obliging and courageous as Habert himself was, this made him indignant.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • One of the most cheerful and courageous, because one of the most hopeful of workers, was Carey, the missionary.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • She was so loyal, so courageous in her beliefs, such a great little sportswoman.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Now she was beginning to tremble, her strength was failing her, she, who by nature was so courageous.
  • Extract from : « The Downfall » by Emile Zola
  • Gervaise, at heart, did not feel as courageous when with Lantier as she said.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • He was happy to meet her eyes, and to see them rest upon his own with courageous fixedness.
  • Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola
  • Had I been a courageous or a muscular man I could have struck him.
  • Extract from : « The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • And a coward would do less than a courageous and temperate man?
  • Extract from : « Euthydemus » by Plato

Antonyms for courageous

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