audacity: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ô-das'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. boldness or daring, esp. with confident or arrogant disregard for personal safety, conventional thought, or other restrictions.
  2. effrontery or insolence; shameless boldness: His questioner's audacity shocked the lecturer.
  3. Usually,audacious acts or statements.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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