What does audacity mean?

Definitions for audacityɔˈdæs ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. audacity, audaciousness, temerity(noun)

    fearless daring

  2. audacity, audaciousness(noun)

    aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery

    "he had the audacity to question my decision"

Wiktionary

  1. audacity(Noun)

    Insolent boldness, especially when imprudent or unconventional.

  2. audacity(Noun)

    Fearlessness, intrepid daring.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Audacity(noun)

    daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesomeness

  2. Audacity(noun)

    reckless daring; presumptuous impudence; -- implying a contempt of law or moral restraints

Freebase

  1. Audacity

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. audacity

    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!

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of audacity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of audacity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Disraeli:

    Success is the child of audacity.

  2. Dorothee Deluzy:

    Perseverance and audacity generally win.

  3. Georges Jacques Danton:

    Audacity, more audacity and always audacity.

  4. John Dewey:

    Every great advance in science has issued from a new audacity of imagination.

  5. Nancy Northup:

    No one should be forced to delay health care because politicians have the audacity to presume to know what is best for a woman and her family.

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