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ɔˈdeɪ ʃəsau·da·cious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearingadjective

    invulnerable to fear or intimidation

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

  2. audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolentadjective

    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, venturousadjective

    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. audaciousadjective

    Showing willingness to take bold risks; recklessly daring.

  2. audaciousadjective

    Impudent.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Audaciousadjective

    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. Audaciousadjective

    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. Audaciousadjective

    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. Tomi Lahren:

    She ends her trash column with her best attempt at decency, saying she will maybe possibly give them the blessing of her appreciation if they repent for their audacious and unacceptable support for Donald Trump, lady.

  2. Randy Mastro:

    This is a racketeering scheme so audacious it would make the mob blush.

  3. Eliot Engel:

    There's a reason the Obama administration and The Trump administration, at least before this point, never made such audacious legal claims. The assertion that Congress has authorized the executive branch to use force against Iran is unsound. A bipartisan majority of both houses of Congress have rejected that view in just the past few weeks through congressional findings, the administration's position is dangerous. It holds Iran directly responsible for abuses committed by armed groups under a new-fangled theory that United States would not want to see applied to our support for armed forces including the Saudi bombing campaign in Yemen and the Syrian Kurdish forces' treatment of detainees.

  4. Roger Law:

    The new Spitting Image will be global through a uniquely British eye. It will be more outrageous, audacious and salacious than the previous incarnation.

  5. Winston Churchill:

    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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