Meaning of COURAGE in English

COURAGE

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

Courage is the quality shown by someone who decides to do something difficult or dangerous, even though they may be afraid.

General Lewis Mackenzie has impressed everyone with his authority and personal ~...

They do not have the ~ to apologise for their actions.

= bravery

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see also Dutch ~

2.

If you have the ~ of your convictions, you have the confidence to do what you believe is right, even though other people may not agree or approve.

Developers should have the ~ of their convictions and stick to what they do best.

to pluck up the ~: see pluck

PHRASE: PHR after v

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