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Synonyms for courageouskəˈreɪ dʒəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brave, courageous(adj)

    possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

    Synonyms:
    hardy, brave, dauntless, courageous, gay, intrepid, unfearing, fearless, braw, audacious

Wiktionary

  1. courageous(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    bold, heroic, hardy, valorous, brave

  2. courageous(adjective)

    Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.

    Synonyms:
    heroic, bold, hardy, brave, valorous

  3. courageous(adjective)

    Of an action, that requires courage.

    Synonyms:
    brave, hardy, bold, heroic, valorous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. courageous

    The adventurous man goes in quest of danger; the bold man stands out and faces danger or censure; the brave man combines confidence with resolution in presence of danger; the chivalrous man puts himself in peril for others' protection. The daring step out to defy danger; the dauntless will not flinch before anything that may come to them; the doughty will give and take limitless hard knocks. The adventurous find something romantic in dangerous enterprises; the venturesome may be simply heedless, reckless, or ignorant. All great explorers have been adventurous; children, fools, and criminals are venturesome. The fearless and intrepid possess unshaken nerves in any place of danger. Courageous is more than brave, adding a moral element: the courageous man steadily encounters perils to which he may be keenly sensitive, at the call of duty; the gallant are brave in a dashing, showy, and splendid way; the valiant not only dare great dangers, but achieve great results; the heroic are nobly daring and dauntless, truly chivalrous, sublimely courageous. Compare FORTITUDE.

    Synonyms:
    adventurous, bold, brave, chivalric, chivalrous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, heroic, intrepid, undaunted, undismayed, valiant, venturesome

    Antonyms:
    afraid, cowardly, cringing, faint-hearted, fearful, frightened, pusillanimous, shrinking, timid, timorous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. courageous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fearless (from reflection or a sense of duty), BRAVE, gallant, daring, valorous, chivalrous, valiant, bold, heroic, intrepid, dauntless, resolute, hardy, stout, lion-hearted, with a bold front, UP TO THE SCRATCH

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List of paraphrases:

brave, bold, valiant, daring, audacious, fearless, courage, heroic, gutsy


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