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The state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery.


The quality of being confident, not afraid or easily intimidated, but without being incautious or inconsiderate.

It takes a lot of courage to be successful in business.


The ability to do things which one finds frightening.

He plucked up the courage to tell her how he felt.


(obsolete) To encourage.


a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain without showing fear


The heart; spirit; temper; disposition.

So priketh hem nature in here corages.

My lord, cheer up your spirits; our foes are nigh,and this soft courage makes your followers faint.


Heart; inclination; desire; will.

I'd such a courage to do him good.


That quality of mind which enables one to encounter danger and difficulties with firmness, or without fear, or fainting of heart; valor; boldness; resolution.

The king-becoming graces . . . Devotion, patience, courage, fortitude,I have no relish of them.

Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it.


To inspire with courage; to encourage.

Paul writeth unto Timothy . . . to courage him.

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