Pronunciation of Courageous
/kʌɹˈe͡ɪd͡ʒəs/, /kʌɹˈe‍ɪd‍ʒəs/, /k_ʌ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə_s/

Antonyms for courageous:

timid, weak, afraid, shy, cowardly, fearful.

Synonyms for courageous:

Sense 1

gutsy, manfully, do-or-die, buccaneering, Fortitudinous, ballsy, Lion-hearted, Gutty.

Sense 2


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Other synonyms and related words:

gutsy, gamey, Fortitudinous, gritty, gamy, manful, Undauntable, Lion-hearted, desperate, stout, braw, manfully, unfearing, mettlesome, venturesome, Gutty, unshrinking, spirited, buccaneering, lionhearted, chivalric, game, noble, daring, adventurous, manly, doughty, greathearted.

adventurous (adjective)

headstrong, daring.

brave (adjective)

defiant, valiant, hardy, Undauntable, valorous, intrepid, heroic, gallant, dauntless, plucky, unafraid, bold, confident, lionhearted, undismayed, chivalrous, stouthearted, brave, fearless, undaunted, Fortitudinous, gritty, stalwart.

brave, bold (adjective)

fearless, gutsy, valiant, lionhearted, undaunted, indomitable, gallant, doughty, resolute, dauntless, heroic, tenacious, audacious, intrepid, gritty, daring, plucky, valorous, hardy, venturesome, stalwart, unafraid, game, adventurous, stouthearted, strong, tough.

courageous (adjective)

fearless, brave, heroic, Stout-hearted, audacious, spunky, bold, valiant, intrepid, unafraid, plucky.

gutsy (adjective)


resolute (adjective)

hearty, strong-willed, tough, loyal, dogged, firm, set, unflinching, dedicated, stubborn, insistent, indefatigable, resolved, reliable, valiant, indomitable, bullheaded, resolute, fearless, iron-willed, thorough, bold, unyielding, diligent, stern, steely, implacable, plucky, tenacious, tireless, decisive, uncompromising, faithful, strong-minded, ruthless, true, willing, headstrong, persistent, determined, steadfast, dauntless, persevering, unchangeable, constant, staunch, intent, decided, zealous, steady, unwavering, relentless, unshakeable, serious, unbending, earnest, deliberate, inexorable, devoted, spunky, committed.

strong (adjective)


tenacious (adjective)

bold, tenacious, devoted, persistent, strong, fervent, unflagging, hard, plucky, undaunted, steadfast, dogged, faithful, stony, persevering, true, stiff, enduring, tireless, insistent, bullheaded, indefatigable, staunch, resolute, headstrong, strong-willed, diligent, brave, indomitable, stubborn, obdurate, obstinate, dauntless, flintlike, spunky, tough, decisive, bulldogged, hearty, determined.

Sense 2 (noun)

gutsy, Fortitudinous, Gutty, stout.

courageous (noun)

game, lionhearted, stalwart, spirited, undaunted, brave, heroic, fearless, gamey, spunky, gallant, gritty, valiant, valorous, gamy, stouthearted, mettlesome, desperate.

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