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  • n. The state or quality of being daring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Boldness; courageousness; audaciousness.


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daring +‎ -ness


  • Her daringness to put a cardigan over the dress shows her style is about comfort, too.

    Elizabeth Donoghue: About That Dress...

  • Correlations of .57 to .78 between daringness and leadership were reported by Tryon 1939.

    The Bass Handbook of Leadership

  • Amanda Ross, stylist for "Lipstick Jungle," notes people look to Hollywood "for wish fulfillment -- a little bit of daringness."

    The politics of pantsuits

  • A rapidness, daringness, derangement of wood on skinfulness, sinful the way they dance against the gathering night.


  • Your daringness triumphed in the end and as I've heard it said many times today chocolate glaze hides a multitude of sins!

    Daring Bakers Bostini Cream Pie: The Pride Cometh Before the Fall

  • But success affects everyone differently and Howard forgot that it was his daringness and intelligence that gathered that following to him and instead made the mistake of thinking that he could say or do anything and his fans would still love him.

    He’s no Howard « BuzzMachine

  • The SACP said the struggle against apartheid took a turn in 1976 with an impetus of youthful vigour and daringness.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The things which made the show watchable were the ones which made the fifth season unwatchable - the daringness of killing off a major alien race, of eschewing artificial gravity for the station in favor of rotation, of pioneering multi-ship 3D CGI space battles.

    Alas, Babylon

  • "If you take away his daringness and aggressiveness, we're not as good a basketball team," Brey said.

    NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball - Wisconsin-Milwaukee vs. Notre Dame

  • But I should call this capture of the Acro-Corinthus the last of the Grecian exploits, being comparable to the best of them, both for the daringness of it, and the success, as was presently seen by the consequences.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans


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