Courageousnesses'

courageous

[kuh-rey-juhs]
adjective
possessing or characterized by courage; brave: a courageous speech against the dictator.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English corageous < Anglo-French curajous, Old French corageus, equivalent to corage courage + -eus -eous

courageously, adverb
courageousness, noun
uncourageous, adjective
uncourageously, adverb
uncourageousness, noun


See brave.
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courageous (kəˈreɪdʒəs)
 
adj
possessing or expressing courage
 
cou'rageously
 
adv
 
cou'rageousness
 
n

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courageous
late 13c., from Anglo-Fr. corageous, O.Fr. corageus, from corage (see courage). Related: Courageously.
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