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.’;
(uncountable) The property of being stupid.
‘I suppose you can put it down to gross stupidity, but that's not much of an excuse.’;
The ability to do things which one finds frightening.
‘He plucked up the courage to tell her how he felt.’;
(countable) An act that is stupid.
‘Jimmy's stupidity cost him his car.’;
(obsolete) To encourage.
The quality or state of being stupid; extreme dullness of perception or understanding; insensibility; sluggishness.
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.’;
Stupor; astonishment; stupefaction.
‘A stupidityPast admiration strikes me, joined with fear.’;
Heart; inclination; desire; will.
‘I'd such a courage to do him good.’;
a poor ability to understand or to profit from experience
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.’;
a stupid mistake
To inspire with courage; to encourage.
‘Paul writeth unto Timothy . . . to courage him.’;
Stupidity is a lack of intelligence, understanding, reason, or wit. It may be innate, assumed or reactive.
a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain without showing fear
the ability to do something that frightens one; bravery
‘she called on all her courage to face the ordeal’;
strength in the face of pain or grief
‘he fought his illness with great 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.