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ɔˈdeɪ ʃəsau·da·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing(adj)

    invulnerable to fear or intimidation

    "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"

  2. 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

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. audacious(Adjective)

    Showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.

  2. audacious(Adjective)

    Impudent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Audacious(adj)

    daring; spirited; adventurous

    Etymology: [F. audacieux, as if fr. LL. audaciosus (not found), fr. L. audacia audacity, fr. audax, -acis, bold, fr. audere to dare.]

  2. Audacious(adj)

    contemning the restraints of law, religion, or decorum; bold in wickedness; presumptuous; impudent; insolent

    Etymology: [F. audacieux, as if fr. LL. audaciosus (not found), fr. L. audacia audacity, fr. audax, -acis, bold, fr. audere to dare.]

  3. Audacious(adj)

    committed with, or proceedings from, daring effrontery or contempt of law, morality, or decorum

    Etymology: [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

  1. Audacious

    aw-dā′shus, adj. daring: bold: impudent.—adv. Audā′ciously.—ns. Audā′ciousness, Audacity (aw-das′i-ti). [Fr. audacieux—L. audaxaudēre, to dare.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of audacious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of audacious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of audacious in a Sentence

  1. Pau Gasol:

    A lot of importance must be attached to his audacious attempt to make the leap at a time when the gulf between the two basketballs was very wide, martin dared and that deserves all possible recognition.

  2. Uhuru Kenyatta:

    He had the same audacious hope that you have.

  3. Winston Churchill, The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy:

    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.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    With one week to go in our first fund-raising quarter, we set a goal that we wanted to raise $1 million in a week. Now, I thought that was a pretty audacious goal, well, I'm sorry to tell you we failed in that goal. We didn't raise a million dollars in a week. We raised a million dollars in one day.

  5. Katie Baldwin:

    When I look now at the starting of the farm, it seems really audacious, but in that environment, in 2008, everybody had lost their jobs and there weren't jobs - so it didn't feel that weird to start something.

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