Meaning of Courage

What is Courage:

Courage is the ability to face a situation that presents imminent danger, real or supposed.

The word courage derives from Old French courage composed of the root cor or cour which means heart. In this sense, courage is one who "has strength or makes an effort from the heart."

Courage is considered a value, since it allows to overcome dangerous situations to continue in front.

See also Value.

Courage is used to express anger or disgust, such as "I was very angry when my wallet was stolen."

Synonyms of courage we can find courage, audacity, guts or irritation. Antonyms are cowardice, fear and discouragement.

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