the courage of one's convictions

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the courage of one's convictions

: the courage to do what one believes is right
  • He has the courage of his convictions.

Word by Word Definitions

courage play
  1. : mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty

conviction play convictions
  1. : the act or process of finding a person guilty of a crime especially in a court of law

  2. : a strong persuasion or belief

  3. : the state of being convinced


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