[kuh-rey-juh s] /kəˈreɪ dʒəs/

possessing or characterized by ; brave:
a courageous speech against the dictator.
possessing or expressing courage

late 13c., from Anglo-French corageous, Old French corageus (12c., Modern French courageux), from corage (see courage). Related: Courageously; courageousness.


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