Words for Courage and Cowardice
Lecture no. 23 from the course: Building a Better Vocabulary
Taught by Professor Kevin Flanigan | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
You likely know that the word courage comes from the Latin cor/cord, meaning heart. Explore words for different kinds of courage, including false courage, cheeky courage, and reckless courage. Then study the flip side with words about cowardice. This fun lecture skips from Latin to Yiddish to Middle French to Old Italian!