Courageous vs Selfless - What's the difference?

courageous | selfless |


As adjectives the difference between courageous and selfless

is that courageous is of a person, displaying or possessing courage while selfless is having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.

courageous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.
  • the most courageous man I have ever met
  • Of an action, that requires courage.
  • a courageous deed

    Synonyms

    * (person ): bold, brave, hardy,valorous * (act ): bold, brave,heroic * See also

    selfless

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having, exhibiting or motivated by no concern for oneself but for others; unselfish.
  • In a selfless act of gratitude for saving his mother's life, Peter committed to giving money to his local breast cancer charity each year for the rest of his life.

    Derived terms

    * selflessness