Definition of audacious in English:

audacious

Syllabification: au·da·cious
Pronunciation: /ôˈdāSHəs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

audaciously

adverb
More example sentences
  • She has always been audaciously ambitious.
  • Others, more audaciously, have even alleged corruption.
  • His poetry is neither traditional, nor audaciously experimental, but lyrical and contemporary in themes.

audaciousness

noun
More example sentences
  • I am just shocked at such blatant acts of audaciousness.
  • It is breathtaking in its audaciousness, frightening in its adventurousness, worrying in its significance.
  • Most biographers have attributed her tenacity and audaciousness to the competitive, mercurial nature of an acting career in New York and Hollywood.

Origin

mid 16th century: from Latin audax, audac- 'bold' (from audere 'dare') + -ious.

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