Boldness - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈboʊldnəs|  American pronunciation of the word boldness
Brit.  |ˈbəʊldnəs|  British pronunciation of the word boldness

noun

- the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger(syn: daring, hardihood, hardiness)

the proposal required great boldness

- impudent aggressiveness(syn: brass, cheek, face, nerve)

I couldn't believe her boldness

- the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly (syn: strikingness)

Examples

I couldn't believe her boldness

...when participating in any dangerous sport, one should maintain an equipoise between fearless boldness and commonsense caution...

...a bike messenger who regularly cuts across busy city streets with a kamikaze boldness...

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