Of a person, displaying or possessing courage. (adjective)
Of an action, that requires courage. (adjective)
Examples of word courageous
LAMB: What it takes to be -- I mean, when would you put the label courageous on?
The budget he put together was' - I think he used the word 'courageous' - 'in getting out there and starting the conversation,' said Craig Schoenfeld, an attorney and former George W. Bush organizer in the Gingrich camp.
The term courageous restraint refers to a concept which is being considered for Nato forces in Afghanistan.
It is the man, occasionally woman that controls the anger that is the one who is brave (I prefer the term courageous) whether he / she loses is not the ultimate goal.
McChrystal, the commander at the time, issued guidance on curbing the use of airstrikes and rewarded what he termed "courageous restraint" on the battlefield.