Definitions for audacityɔˈdæs ɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
au•dac•i•tyɔˈdæs ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
boldness or daring, esp. with confident disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions; nerve.
effrontery; shameless boldness.
Usu., audacities. audacious acts or statements.
Origin of audacity:
1400–50; late ME < ML
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
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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!
Translations for audacity
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- waagmoed, vermetelheidAfrikaans
- جريء، جَسورArabic
- audáciaPortuguese (BR)
- die KühnheitGerman
- dristighed; frækhedDanish
- τόλμη, θράσοςGreek
- جرأت؛ تهورFarsi
- חוּצפָּה, הֶעֲזָהHebrew
- pārdrošība; nekaunībaLatvian
- dengan beraniMalay
- frekkhet, dristighetNorwegian
- جرأت؛ تهورPersian
- زړه ورتوب، بی پرواییPashto
- отвага; дерзостьRussian
- djärvhet, oförvägenhetSwedish
- cüret, gözüpeklikTurkish
- 大膽，放肆Chinese (Trad.)
- сміливість; нахабствоUkrainian
- گستاخی ، جسارتUrdu
- sự táo bạoVietnamese
- 大胆Chinese (Simp.)
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