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Courage vs. Perseverance — What's the Difference?

Courage vs. Perseverance — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Courage and Perseverance

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Courage

Courage (also called bravery or valour) is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. Valour is courage or bravery, especially in battle.
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Perseverance

Steady persistence in adhering to a course of action, a belief, or a purpose; steadfastness.
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Courage

The ability to do something that frightens one; bravery
She called on all her courage to face the ordeal
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Perseverance

(Christianity) The Calvinistic doctrine that those who have been chosen by God will continue in a state of grace to the end and will finally be saved.
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Courage

The state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery.
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Perseverance

Continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure.
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Courage

The quality of being confident, not afraid or easily intimidated, but without being incautious or inconsiderate.
It takes a lot of courage to be successful in business.
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Perseverance

The act of persevering; persistence in anything undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business, or enterprise begun.
Whose constant perseverance overcameWhate'er his cruel malice could invent.
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Courage

The ability to overcome one's fear, do or live things which one finds frightening.
He plucked up the courage to tell her how he felt.
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Perseverance

Discrimination.
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Courage

The ability to maintain one's will or intent despite either the experience of fear, frailty, or frustration; or the occurrence of adversity, difficulty, defeat or reversal. Moral fortitude.
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Perseverance

Continuance in a state of grace until it is succeeded by a state of glory; sometimes called final perseverance, and the perseverance of the saints. See Calvinism.
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Courage

(obsolete) To encourage.
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Perseverance

Persistent determination
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Courage

The heart; spirit; temper; disposition.
So priketh hem nature in here corages.
My lord, cheer up your spirits; our foes are nigh,and this soft courage makes your followers faint.
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Perseverance

The act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior;
His perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate
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Courage

Heart; inclination; desire; will.
I'd such a courage to do him good.
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Courage

That quality of mind which enables one to encounter danger and difficulties with firmness, or without fear, or fainting of heart; valor; boldness; resolution.
The king-becoming graces . . . Devotion, patience, courage, fortitude,I have no relish of them.
Courage that grows from constitution often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it.
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Courage

To inspire with courage; to encourage.
Paul writeth unto Timothy . . . to courage him.
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Courage

A quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain without showing fear
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