audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing(adj)
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
"audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent(adj)
unrestrained by convention or propriety
"an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
audacious, daring, venturesome, venturous(adj)
disposed to venture or take risks
"audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit"
Showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.
daring; spirited; adventurous
contemning the restraints of law, religion, or decorum; bold in wickedness; presumptuous; impudent; insolent
committed with, or proceedings from, daring effrontery or contempt of law, morality, or decorum
Origin: [F. audacieux, as if fr. LL. audaciosus (not found), fr. L. audacia audacity, fr. audax, -acis, bold, fr. audere to dare.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
aw-dā′shus, adj. daring: bold: impudent.—adv. Audā′ciously.—ns. Audā′ciousness, Audacity (aw-das′i-ti). [Fr. audacieux—L. audax—audēre, to dare.]
The numerical value of audacious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of audacious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He had the same audacious hope that you have.
This is a racketeering scheme so audacious it would make the mob blush.
Audacious ribald: your laughter will finish in hideous boredom before morning.
Why, you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together- what do you get? The sum of all fears.
Why you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman, and th most audacious soldier, put them at a table together-and what do you get? The sum of their fears.
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Translations for audacious
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- дързък, смелBulgarian
- audaçCatalan, Valencian
- kühn, unverfroren, dreist, waghalsigGerman
- insolente, audazSpanish
- بی پرواPersian
- dalmScottish Gaelic
- merész, vakmerő, szemtelenHungarian
- audax, impudensLatin
- driest, koen, schaamteloos, onvervaard, vermetel, waaghalzigDutch
- audaz, audaciosoPortuguese
- наха́льный, на́глый, отва́жный, сме́лый, де́рзкийRussian
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