Examples of courage in a Sentence
- Eunice Kennedy Shriver … didn't buy into the propaganda of her day that women had to be soft and submissive. That took courage back then, because she grew up in a family that expected a lot from the boys and very little from the girls. —Maria Shriver, Time, 26 Oct. 2009
- Sometimes when I debate whether to risk my individuality or conform, the memory of my son's picture brings me courage. —Sue Monk Kidd, Reader's Digest, August 1990
- But as long as your courage holds out you may as well go right ahead making a fool of yourself. All brave men are fools. —Robert Frost 17 Apr. 1915, in Selected Letters of Robert Frost, 1964
She has the courage to support unpopular causes.
It takes courage to stand up for your rights.
Recent Examples of courage from the Web
But the story — one of courage, danger and resilience — is far from over.
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Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
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But beyond the June festivities, Pride culture is rooted in the year-round efforts and courage of America's LGBTQ communities.
Her courage and strength at such a young age is nothing short of remarkable.
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bravery, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, heroism, intestinal fortitude, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, prowess, stoutness, valor, virtue;
Synonym Discussion of courage
- the courage to support unpopular causes
- a challenge that will test your mettle
- her spirit was unbroken by failure
- the resolution of pioneer women
- held to their beliefs with great tenacity
COURAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of courage for English Language Learners
: the ability to do something that you know is difficult or dangerous
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