Pronunciation of Courageous
/kʌɹˈe͡ɪd͡ʒəs/, /kʌɹˈeɪdʒəs/, /k_ʌ_ɹ_ˈeɪ_dʒ_ə_s/
Synonyms for courageous:
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.
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.
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.
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)
Usage examples for courageous:
- A few members of this assembly, more courageous than the rest, once more ventured on a final effort for liberty of conscience. - "The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete", Frederich Schiller.
- People of that kind were only brave when it was easy for them to be courageous. - "An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet", A. Henry Savage Landor.
- You must be courageous, for there are three persons who are desirous of marrying me, and will oppose you. - "The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians", Henry R. Schoolcraft.