Meaning of COURAGE in English

COURAGE

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ considerable , extraordinary , great , immense , outstanding ( esp. BrE ), remarkable , tremendous

▪ personal

an act of personal ~ that moved people

▪ intellectual , moral , political

Caring for elderly relatives requires considerable moral ~.

This is a chance for him to show leadership and political ~.

▪ physical

stories of incredible physical ~

VERB + COURAGE

▪ require , take

It takes ~ to sing in public.

▪ have

I didn't have the ~ to tell him.

▪ lack

He lacked the ~ to try something new.

▪ demonstrate , display , show

▪ find , gather , muster , muster up , pluck up , summon

I finally plucked up enough ~ to speak to Rachel.

▪ admire , applaud

I admire your ~ in saying what you think.

PHRASES

▪ ~ under fire (= when you are being attacked, physically or figuratively)

He showed great calmness and ~ under fire.

▪ have the ~ of your convictions (= to be brave enough to do what you feel to be right)

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