courageous etymology

English word courageous comes from Old French corage (Courage.), French courage (Courage Keep going!.), French -eux (-ous, -y.), Old French -eus

Detailed word origin of courageous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
corage Old French (fro) Courage.
courage French (fra) Courage Keep going!.
-eux French (fra) -ous, -y.
-eus Old French (fro)
corageus Old French (fro) Brave; valiant.
courageous English (eng) Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.. Of an action, that requires courage.

Words with the same origin as courageous

Descendants of corage
courage discourage encourage
Descendants of -eus
heinous joyous