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Accourage
Accourage Ac*cour"age, v. t. [OF. acoragier; [`a] (L. ad) + corage. See Courage.] To encourage. [Obs.]
Courageous
Courageous Cour*a"geous (k?r-?"j?s), a. [F. courageux.] Possessing, or characterized by, courage; brave; bold. With this victory, the women became most courageous and proud, and the men waxed . . . fearful and desperate. --Stow. Syn: Gallant; brave; bold; daring; valiant; valorous; heroic; intrepid; fearless; hardy; stout; adventurous; enterprising. See Gallant.
Courageously
Courageously Cour*a"geous*ly, adv. In a courageous manner.
Courageousness
Courageousness Cour*a"geous*ness, n. The quality of being courageous; courage.
Discourage
Discourage Dis*cour"age, n. Lack of courage; cowardliness.
Discourageable
Discourageable Dis*cour"age*a*ble, a. Capable of being discouraged; easily disheartened. --Bp. Hall.
Discourager
Discourager Dis*cour"a*ger, n. One who discourages. The promoter of truth and the discourager of error. --Sir G. C. Lewis.
Disencouragement
Disencouragement Dis`en*cour"age*ment, n. Discouragement. [Obs.] --Spectator.
Dutch courage
touto. The English have applied the name especially to the Germanic people living nearest them, the Hollanders. Cf. Derrick, Teutonic.] Pertaining to Holland, or to its inhabitants. Dutch auction. See under Auction. Dutch cheese, a small, pound, hard cheese, made from skim milk. Dutch clinker, a kind of brick made in Holland. It is yellowish, very hard, and long and narrow in shape. Dutch clover (Bot.), common white clover (Trifolium repens), the seed of which was largely imported into England from Holland. Dutch concert, a so-called concert in which all the singers sing at the same time different songs. [Slang] Dutch courage, the courage of partial intoxication. [Slang] --Marryat. Dutch door, a door divided into two parts, horizontally, so arranged that the lower part can be shut and fastened, while the upper part remains open. Dutch foil, Dutch leaf, or Dutch gold, a kind of brass rich in copper, rolled or beaten into thin sheets, used in Holland to ornament toys and paper; -- called also Dutch mineral, Dutch metal, brass foil, and bronze leaf. Dutch liquid (Chem.), a thin, colorless, volatile liquid, C2H4Cl2, of a sweetish taste and a pleasant ethereal odor, produced by the union of chlorine and ethylene or olefiant gas; -- called also Dutch oil. It is so called because discovered (in 1795) by an association of four Hollandish chemists. See Ethylene, and Olefiant.
Encourage
Encourage En*cour"age (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encouraged (?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. Encouraging.] [F. encourager; pref. en- (L. in) + courage courage. See Courage.] To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to increase, the confidence of; to animate; enhearten; to incite; to help forward; -- the opposite of discourage. David encouraged himself in the Lord. --1 Sam. xxx. 6. Syn: To embolden; inspirit; animate; enhearten; hearten; incite; cheer; urge; impel; stimulate; instigate; countenance; comfort; promote; advance; forward; strengthen.
Encouraged
Encourage En*cour"age (?; 48), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Encouraged (?; 48); p. pr. & vb. n. Encouraging.] [F. encourager; pref. en- (L. in) + courage courage. See Courage.] To give courage to; to inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to increase, the confidence of; to animate; enhearten; to incite; to help forward; -- the opposite of discourage. David encouraged himself in the Lord. --1 Sam. xxx. 6. Syn: To embolden; inspirit; animate; enhearten; hearten; incite; cheer; urge; impel; stimulate; instigate; countenance; comfort; promote; advance; forward; strengthen.
Encouragement
Encouragement En*cour"age*ment, n. [Cf. F. encouragement.] 1. The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity. All generous encouragement of arts. --Otway. 2. That which serves to incite, support, promote, or advance, as favor, countenance, reward, etc.; incentive; increase of confidence; as, the fine arts find little encouragement among a rude people. To think of his paternal care, Is a most sweet encouragement to prayer. --Byron.
Encourager
Encourager En*cour"a*ger, n. One who encourages, incites, or helps forward; a favorer. The pope is . . . a great encourager of arts. --Addison.
Reencourage
Reencourage Re`["e]n*cour"age (-k?r"?j;), v. t. To encourage again.
Scourage
Scourage Scour"age (?; 48), n. Refuse water after scouring.

Meaning of Courage from wikipedia

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