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.
Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.
Of an action, that requires courage.
- the most courageous man I have ever met
- a courageous deed
* (person ): bold, brave, hardy,valorous
* (act ): bold, brave,heroic
* See also
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.