def - Courage Courage. What feeling arise in our hearts...

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Courage Courage. What feeling arise in our hearts when we hear this word? Some think of admiration, respect, fear and others. ..nothing. Merriam Webster’s online dictionary describes courage as “ mental or moral strength to VENTURE     , persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or  difficulty.”   This word has a very long history and its origin is from the Latin word coraticum. The root “cor” means "heart". Lately, after the world entered English through French it was completed with an English suffix –age, which expresses action or the result of action Oxford English online dictionary describes courage as “The heart as the seat of feeling, thought, etc,; spirit, mind, disposition, nature” So literally it means “ an action that comes from a heart”, in other words it is a noble action. It what sense is this word used by contemporary people? The main interpretation of the usage of this term is – “to describe people who have a quality of mind that allows them to face danger without fear, which is also often referred to as bravery or boldness”. This word it mostly used
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course RTH 102 taught by Professor Hell during the Spring '11 term at Triton College.

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