from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Fearless daring; intrepidity.
- n. Bold or insolent heedlessness of restraints, as of those imposed by prudence, propriety, or convention.
- n. An act or instance of intrepidity or insolent heedlessness: warned the students than any audacities committed during the graduation ceremony would be punished.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Insolent boldness, especially when imprudent or unconventional.
- n. Fearlessness, intrepid daring.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesomeness.
- n. Reckless daring; presumptuous impudence; -- implying a contempt of law or moral restraints.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Boldness; daring; confidence; intrepidity.
- n. Reckless daring; venturesomeness.
- n. Audaciousness; presumptuous impudence; effrontery: in a bad sense, and often implying a contempt of law or moral restraint: as, “arrogant audacity,”
- n. An audacious person or act.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
- n. fearless daring
Indeed, the milder manners of the patrician body were ill suited to resist this ermined demagogue, whose motto through life was _audacity, again audacity, and always audacity_.
Joe was practicing what I call the audacity of veracity.
I think the skittish ConservaDems are wrong on the substance and the politics, a little audacity is what Dems and the country need, but one raised eyebrow from David Broder and an interactive poll about socialism from al Foxeera is enough to send the likes of McCaskill and Webb heading for the hills and hiding under their moist-mattressed beds.
Is there any way that I can do this in audacity? place head in bucket record sound
"The president I believe is familiar with the word audacity," he said.
Its creative and artistic audacity is paralleled only by the sheer exuberance with which creators Kevin and Kerry Conran spin their tale.
Mary Frances Bragiel, is the word audacity too harsh?
I play a cd with kscd, then kill it correctly; when I call audacity, it responds with the message
In every war there’s a transition from peacetime military, where because there are no real battles the balance shifts to preserving the unit and audacity more likely results in reprimand, to a wartime military where audacity is a battle-winning virtue.
And just as it was against Clinton, unconventional audacity is the hallmark of his plan to beat John McCain — audacity and Plouffe’s characteristic determination to keep close tabs on every phase of the campaign while maintaining one of the lowest profiles in national politics.