audacious definition

  • adjective:
    • Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold. See Synonyms at daring, courageous.
    • Unrestrained by meeting or propriety; insolent.
    • Spirited and original: an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas.
    • Showing determination to simply take bold dangers; recklessly daring.
    • Impudent.
    • Daring; spirited; daring.
    • Contemning the restraints of law, religion, or decorum; bold in wickedness; presumptuous; impudent; insolent.
    • Committed with, or procedures from, bold effrontery or contempt of legislation, morality, or decorum.
    • disposed to venture or take dangers
    • unrestrained by meeting or propriety
    • invulnerable to worry or intimidation
  • others:
    • Bold or daring; spirited; adventurous; intrepid.
    • Unrestrained by-law, faith, or propriety; characterized by contempt or defiance associated with maxims of law or morality; presumptuously wicked; shameless; insolent; impudent: since, an audacious traitor; an audacious calumny; “audacious cruelty,”

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