- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||characterized by bravery or courage.
The experimental planes are tested by courageous pilots.It was courageous of her to face the committee with her bold request.
- brave, doughty, gallant, lionhearted, valiant, valorous
- cowardly, faint, pusillanimous
- similar words:
- audacious, bold, daring, dashing, fearless, gutsy, heroic, intrepid, mettlesome, nervy, plucky, spirited, spunky, stout, stout-hearted, undaunted
||adventurous, chivalrous, dauntless, game, hardy, herculean, strong, sturdy, tough
||courageously (adv.), courageousness (n.)