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Definition 1: the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where boldness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the proposal required great boldness
  • the plan required great hardiness of heart

Synonyms for boldness in the sense of this definition

(boldness is a kind of ...) the trait of feeling no fear

(... is a kind of boldness ) the trait of being adventurous

(... is a kind of boldness ) boldness as manifested in rash and daredevil behavior

(... is a kind of boldness ) fearless daring

(... is a kind of boldness ) behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame

(... are attributes of boldness) fearless and daring

"bold settlers on some foreign shore" "a bold speech" "a bold adventure"

Definition 2: the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for boldness in the sense of this definition

(boldness is a kind of ...) high visibility

Definition 3: impudent aggressiveness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where boldness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I couldn't believe her boldness
  • he had the effrontery to question my honesty

Synonyms for boldness in the sense of this definition

(boldness is a kind of ...) the quality of being bold and enterprising

(... is a kind of boldness ) aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery

"he had the audacity to question my decision"

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