Examples of courageous in a Sentence
She was a courageous woman who wasn't afraid to support unpopular causes.
the courageous decision to quit rather than obey an illegal order
Recent Examples of courageous from the Web
Kenneth Chesner, 65, passed away at home in Richmond, Virginia after courageous battle with cancer for almost two years.
The only difference is that they are now denied the opportunity to actually do the courageous thing that elicits such despicable treatment.
So rather than issue a courageous and full-throated defense of the truth, Republicans try to change they subject.
Many of the comments on her blog offered encouragement and called her courageous.
The Ice Man returned to Indy after a horrific crash in last year's race that would have kept less courageous men from coming back.
Direct and courageous, lacking self-concern, elegant of mind, a poet of logical ideas.
Bestselling author Kristin Hannah delivers one of the most poignant and courageous portraits of World War II in modern literature, penning an extraordinarily breathtaking tale of two sisters and their path to survival in the face of war.
What’s happening now with mental health is courageous and overdue.
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bold, brave, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, greathearted, gutsy, heroic (also heroical), intrepid, lionhearted, manful, stalwart, stout, stouthearted, undauntable, undaunted, valiant, valorous;
chicken, chickenhearted, chicken-livered, coward, cowardly, craven, dastardly, fainthearted, fearful, gutless, lily-livered, nerveless, spineless, spiritless, timorous, uncourageous, ungallant, unheroic, weakhearted, yellow;
COURAGEOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of courageous for English Language Learners
: very brave : having or showing courage
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