The definition of courage is the bravery and/or strength to do something that could be dangerous.
An example of courage is the ability to stand up to a bully.
courage definition by Webster's New World
noun the attitude of facing and dealing with anything recognized as dangerous, difficult, or painful, instead of withdrawing from it; quality of being fearless or brave; valor Obsolete mind; purpose; spirit Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French corage, heart, spirit ; from Classical Latin cor, heart Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc. courage definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery.
Origin: Middle English corage, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *corāticum, from Latin cor, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. courage - Ologies & -Isms Definition
the state or condition of being a hero.
behavior typical of a hero. —
potvaliancy, potvalor, potvalency
courage or bravery occasioned by drunkenness; Dutch courage. —
bravery or courage. Also
Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved. courage - Phrases/Idioms
the courage of one's convictions
the courage to do what one thinks is right