courage

  • 1 courage — See: HAVE THE COURAGE OF ONE S CONVICTIONS, SCREW UP ONE S COURAGE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 have the courage of one's convictions — {v. phr.} To be brave enough to act according to your beliefs. * /Steve showed that he had the courage of his convictions by refusing to help another student cheat in the exam./ * /Owen knew that Pete had started the fight, but he was afraid to… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 pluck up one's courage — See: SCREW UP ONE S COURAGE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 4 screw up one's courage — or[pluck up one s courage] {v. phr.} To force yourself to be brave. * /The small boy screwed up his courage and went upstairs in the dark./ * /When his father came home in a bad mood, it took Pete some time to screw up his courage and ask him for …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 courage — See: HAVE THE COURAGE OF ONE S CONVICTIONS, SCREW UP ONE S COURAGE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 have the courage of one's convictions — {v. phr.} To be brave enough to act according to your beliefs. * /Steve showed that he had the courage of his convictions by refusing to help another student cheat in the exam./ * /Owen knew that Pete had started the fight, but he was afraid to… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 7 pluck up one's courage — See: SCREW UP ONE S COURAGE …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 8 screw up one's courage — or[pluck up one s courage] {v. phr.} To force yourself to be brave. * /The small boy screwed up his courage and went upstairs in the dark./ * /When his father came home in a bad mood, it took Pete some time to screw up his courage and ask him for …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 9 Courage — Cour age (k[u^]r [asl]j; 48), n. [OE. corage heart, mind, will, courage, OF. corage, F. courage, fr. a LL. derivative of L. cor heart. See {Heart}.] 1. The heart; spirit; temper; disposition. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] So priketh hem nature in here… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Courage — Cour age, v. t. To inspire with courage; to encourage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Paul writeth unto Timothy . . . to courage him. Tyndale. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Dutch courage — Dutch Dutch, a. [D. duitsch German; or G. deutsch, orig., popular, national, OD. dietsc, MHG. diutsch, tiutsch, OHG. diutisk, fr. diot, diota, a people, a nation; akin to AS. pe[ o]d, OS. thiod, thioda, Goth. piuda; cf. Lith. tauta land, OIr.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 courage — noun Etymology: Middle English corage, from Anglo French curage, from quer, coer heart, from Latin cor more at heart Date: 14th century mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty Synonyms: cour …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 Dutch courage — noun Date: 1807 courage artificially stimulated especially by drink; also drink taken for courage …

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  • 14 COURAGE — s. m. Disposition par laquelle l âme se porte à entreprendre quelque chose de hardi, de grand, à repousser des dangers, à souffrir des revers ou des douleurs. Grand courage. Noble courage. Courage élevé, haut, fier, mâle, martial, viril, ferme,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 15 COURAGE — n. m. Disposition de l’âme qui lui fait supporter la souffrance, braver le danger, entreprendre des choses difficiles, hardies. Le courage militaire. Le courage civil. Donner courage. Donner, inspirer du courage. Rendre le courage. Prendre,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 16 Courage — Bravery and Fortitude redirect here. For other uses, see Bravery (disambiguation) and Fortitude (disambiguation). Gallantry redirects here. For other uses, see Gallant (disambiguation). For other uses, see Courage (disambiguation). Fortitudo, by… …

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  • 17 The Red Badge of Courage — is a 1895 war novel by American author Stephen Crane. It is considered one of the most influential works in American literature. The novel, in which a young recruit in the American Civil War is faced by the cruelty of war, has made Crane an… …

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  • 18 Courage Under Fire — Theatrical release poster Directed by Edward Zwick Produced by …

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  • 19 Carolina Courage — The Carolina Courage were a professional soccer team that played in the Women s United Soccer Association. The team played at Fetzer Field on the UNC Chapel Hill campus in 2001, and then at the soccer specific SAS Stadium in Cary, North Carolina… …

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  • 20 Courage the Cowardly Dog — Intertitle featuring the main character Courage. Genre Black comedy Comedy horror Science fantasy …

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