courageous courageous  /kə ˈreɪ dʒəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. This courageous blogger finds ways to speak the truth in Castro's Cuba.
  2. All journalists will mourn him as a courageous colleague whose story has reminded us that the pursuit of truth is sometimes no protection in a dangerous world.
  3. Rosa Parks personified what a hero and warrior should be; selfless, courageous and humble.

News

  1. Jayden, 5, Is Westboro Baptist Church Newest Foe

    Jayden Sink is taking on the Westboro Baptist Church hate group — and the courageous 5-year-old set up right across the street to do it. On Friday afternoon, the little girl set up a stand selling pink lemonade outside The Equality House in Topeka, Kansas. The money is part of her fundraiser for the Planting... Read more » Jayden, 5, Is Westboro Baptist Church Newest Foe is a post from: The ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Women fight off knife-wielding man

    Two courageous woman ambushed at knife point early yesterday morning fought off a sexual predator on Mission Hill in two separate attacks police say may be connected. In both cases the women were approached from behind and attacked with a knife, according to police, who yesterday urged anyone with information on either incident to come forward to help catch the attacker.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. NIC-10 Courageous: Becca Allen plays on

    Jefferson’s Becca Allen, this year’s recipient of the Judy Wells Courageous Female Athlete of the Year Award, continued to show the world she could do anything she put her mind to.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Rockford Register Star

Quotes

  1. "Today, we have lost a courageous security guard who stood watch at this place of remembrance," President Obama said last night in a statement.
    on Jun 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Globe and Mail

  2. "One day people will look back at this moment in history and say 'thank God there were courageous people willing to serve' because they laid the foundation for peace for generations to come," Bush said after a roadside bomb killed four US...
    on Mar 24, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  3. "He was my closest and most valuable adviser while I served as president. I respected him and attempted in every way to remain in his good graces," Carter said. "He was a giant among legislators, and was courageous in espousing controversial...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Jimmy Carter Source: Parkersburg News

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