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Heroism vs. Courage

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Heroismnoun

The qualities characteristic of a hero, such as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.

Couragenoun

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.’;

Heroismnoun

The qualities characteristic of a hero, as courage, bravery, fortitude, unselfishness, etc.; the display of such qualities.

‘Heroism is the self-devotion of genius manifesting itself in action.’;

Couragenoun

The ability to do things which one finds frightening.

‘He plucked up the courage to tell her how he felt.’;

Heroismnoun

the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle);

‘he showed great heroism in battle’; ‘he received a medal for valor’;

Courageverb

(obsolete) To encourage.

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Heroismnoun

great bravery

‘they fought with exemplary heroism’;

Couragenoun

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.’;

Couragenoun

Heart; inclination; desire; will.

‘I'd such a courage to do him good.’;

Couragenoun

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.’;

Courageverb

To inspire with courage; to encourage.

‘Paul writeth unto Timothy . . . to courage him.’;

Couragenoun

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

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Couragenoun

the ability to do something that frightens one; bravery

‘she called on all her courage to face the ordeal’;

Couragenoun

strength in the face of pain or grief

‘he fought his illness with great courage’;

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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