from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The quality of a confident character not to be afraid or intimidated easily but without being incautious or inconsiderate.
- n. The ability to do things which one finds frightening.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The heart; spirit; temper; disposition.
- n. Heart; inclination; desire; will.
- n. That quality of mind which enables one to encounter danger and difficulties with firmness, or without fear, or fainting of heart; valor; boldness; resolution.
- transitive v. To inspire with courage; to encourage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To animate; encourage; cheer.
- n. Heart; mind; thought; feeling; inclination; desire.
- n. State or frame of mind; disposition; condition.
- n. That quality of mind which enables one to encounter danger and difficulties with firmness, or without fear or depression of spirits; valor; boldness; bravery; spirit; daring; resolution: formerly occasionally used in the plural.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
QUOTATION: The courage of New England was the courage of Conscience.
As to moral courage, I have very rarely met with _the two o'clock in the morning courage_.
"Good riding will last through age, sickness, and decrepitude, but bad riding will last only as long as youth, health, and strength supply courage; _for good riding is an affair of skill, but bad riding is an affair of courage_."
Courage, courage of conviction and faith in the notion that ´truth is courage´ are all practical ideas for problem solving and resolution of diversified conflicts in the world.
6123The courage of New England was the courage of Conscience.
4The courage of New England was the courage of Conscience.
It is interesting that the word courage comes from the Latin root cor, meaning “heart.”
Two years later, she added her white lab coat, stethoscope, and gold caduceus with the word courage carved in it.
"We sometimes use the term courage rather casually," said Michael Martin, LSU Chancellor.
And remember, courage comes from the Latin word for heart.