1. fearless daring
Syn: ↑audacity, ↑temerity
Derivationally related forms: ↑temerarious (for: ↑temerity), ↑audacious, ↑audacious (for: ↑audacity)
Hypernyms: ↑boldness, ↑daring, ↑hardiness, ↑hardihood
2. aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery

he had the audacity to question my decision

Syn: ↑audacity
Derivationally related forms: ↑audacious, ↑audacious (for: ↑audacity)
Hypernyms: ↑boldness, ↑nerve, ↑brass, ↑face, ↑cheek
Hyponyms: ↑presumption, ↑presumptuousness, ↑effrontery, ↑assumption

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