Definitions for audacityɔˈdæs ɪ ti
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audacity, audaciousness, temerity(noun)
aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
"he had the audacity to question my decision"
Insolent boldness, especially when imprudent or unconventional.
Fearlessness, intrepid daring.
daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesomeness
reckless daring; presumptuous impudence; -- implying a contempt of law or moral restraints
Audacity is a free digital audio editor and recording application, available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other operating systems. Audacity was started by Dominic Mazzoni and Roger Dannenberg at Carnegie Mellon University. As of 10 October 2011, it was the 11th most popular download from SourceForge, with 76.5 million downloads. Audacity won the SourceForge 2007 and 2009 Community Choice Award for Best Project for Multimedia.
the quality of having enough courage to take risks or say impolite things
I can't believe he had the audacity to ask me for more money!
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Success is the child of audacity.
Perseverance and audacity generally win.
Audacity, more audacity and always audacity.
Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
You have an adult mother who had the audacity to leave her one-year-old in the custody with several other children.
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Translations for audacity
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- безстрашие, смелост, дързостBulgarian
- smělost, troufalostCzech
- Verwegenheit, Kühnheit, Frechheit, WagemutGerman
- τόλμη, θράσοςGreek
- osadía, audaciaSpanish
- julkeus, uhkarohkeusFinnish
- culot, audace, toupetFrench
- אומץ לב, עזות מצחHebrew
- bátorság, rettenthetetlenség, vakmerőségHungarian
- бесстра́шие, де́рзость, сме́лостьRussian
- djärvhet, fräckhetSwedish
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