(obsolete) To encourage. [15th-17thc.] | The quality of being confident, not afraid or easily intimidated, but without being incautious or inconsiderate. | The ability to do things which one finds frightening.
How to use Courage in a Sentence?
Only loneliness and the courage of those who have given always and never received.
In all the extremities of war there is no example of courage and intrepidity to exceed this.
This is how it will remain until men and women have the courage to face the facts of life.
We came out into the new world no teacher has yet had the power and courage to grasp and expound.
It is your moral courage, the courage to do right, because it wrings your heart to do right.
In spite of her natural courage Corinna was seized with a shiver of apprehension.
And so, through all, her courage never failed, her faith never faltered, her hope shone undimmed.
So high his matchless courage rose, He reckoned death among his vanquished foes.
It became necessary to promise the chiefs two thousand dollars before they would consent to take courage again.
Surprised into silence, he studied her with a regard in which admiration for her courage was mingled with blank wonder at her recklessness.
She was too old for hope, and without the courage to pick up the broken bits of her masterpiece and put them together again.
His appeal had failed, and he accepted defeat with the sober courage his father had displayed in a greater surrender.
During the battle he stood on a neighboring hill and chanted a war song, to further fill his warriors with courage and enthusiasm.
They seemed pagan in a newer and more placid sense; and he felt a newer and more boyish curiosity and courage for the consulting of the oracle.
Forced to contend with small means against vastly superior foes, he made genius and courage supply the place of numbers.
She had courage and initiative and a philosophical way of handling questions, and she could be bored by regular work like a man.
Human courage and resolution have seldom been more severely tried than in the exigencies of this terrible night on board the Richard.
He had entered a new world, with a different standard of courage and hardihood, and the first look at it frightened and awed him.
As before, when grappling with other forces of nature, he could find in himself all sorts of courage except the courage to run away.
My sufferings during the few seconds before I found courage to confide this misfortune to our new friend were considerable.
It is hard for men full of courage and fleshly power to understand how the Lord works with such humble instruments.
I knew her for my equal mentally; in so many things she was beyond comparison cleverer than I; her courage outwent mine.
Mrs. Tarbell could bear her great misfortunes with courage and resolution: as she had great hopes, so she expected great disasters.
Nothing in all history surpasses the record of his indomitable courage and cheerfulness in the most hopeless situations, and amid the most frightful hardships.
Short Example Sentence for Courage
His courage failed him.
His courage had oozed out of him.
No great courage or merit in that.
And so in the end her faith and courage triumphed.
Yet never for a moment did his courage fail.
Her courage fails....
He had great courage (was very brave).
He lacked the courage of life, the will to feel and to live.
But he possessed the courage of a lion, and the cunning of a fox.
The Spaniards were suffering terribly and fought with courage and desperation.
I doubt if I had the courage to make confession at that time.
But it was a promise Joan knew she would not have the courage to keep.
The real wonder is that I had the courage to risk another maid of any kind.
I know I should never have the courage to do it, even if I cared for him.
The greatness of your worship's courage is already sufficiently shown.
It was in a desolate London lodging-house that Marietta's courage gave way.