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determination (n.) look up determination at Dictionary.com
mid-14c., „decision, sentence,” from Old French déterminacion (14c.) „determination, settlement, definition,” from Latin determinationem (nominative determinatio) „conclusion, boundary,” noun of action from past participle stem of determinare (see determine).

As „a bringing to an end” (especilly of a suit at law), late 15c. As „fixed direction toward a goal,” from 1650s, originally in physics or anatomy; metaphoric sense „fixation of will” is from 1680s; that of „quality of being resolute” is from 1822.

courage (n.) look up courage at Dictionary.com
c.1300, from Old French corage (12c., Modern French courage) „heart, innermost feelings; temper,” from Vulgar Latin *coraticum (source of Italian coraggio, Spanish coraje), from Latin cor „heart” (see heart) which remains a common metaphor for inner strength.

In Middle English, used broadly for „what is in one’s mind or thoughts,” hence „bravery,” but also „wrath, pride, confidence, lustiness,” or any sort of inclination. Replaced Old English ellen, which also meant „zeal, strength.”

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