What does temerity mean?

Definitions for temeritytəˈmɛr ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word temerity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. audacity, audaciousness, temerity(noun)

    fearless daring


  1. temerity(Noun)

    Reckless boldness; foolish bravery.

  2. temerity(Noun)

    An act or case of reckless boldness.

  3. temerity(Noun)

    Effrontery; impudence.

  4. Origin: From temeritas, from temere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Temerity(noun)

    unreasonable contempt of danger; extreme venturesomeness; rashness; as, the temerity of a commander in war

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Temerity

    te-mėr′i-ti, n. rashness: unreasonable contempt for danger.—adj. Temerā′rious (obs.), rash, reckless.—adv. Temerā′riously.—adj. Tem′erous, rash.—adv. Tem′erously. [Fr. témérité—L. temeritastemere, by chance, rashly.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of temerity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of temerity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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