HyperDic: audacious

English > 3 senses of the word audacious:
ADJECTIVEallaudacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearinginvulnerable to fear or intimidation
allaudacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolentunrestrained by convention or propriety
allaudacious, daring, venturesome, venturousdisposed to venture or take risks
audacious > pronunciation
Soundsaadey'shahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > audacious: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaninginvulnerable to fear or intimidation.
Example"audacious explorers"
Synonymsbrave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing
Broaderboldfearless and daring
Spanishatrevida, atrevido, audaz, bravo, impávida, impávido, impertérrita, impertérrito, imperturbable, intrépida, intrépido, valeroso, valiente
Catalanaudaç, coratjós, impàvid, intrèpid, valent, valerós
Nounsaudacity, audaciousnessfearless daring
English > audacious: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningunrestrained by convention or propriety.
Example"an audacious trick to pull"
Synonymsbarefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent
BroaderunashamedUsed of persons or their behavior
Spanishdescarado, impudente, insolente
Catalandescarat, insolent
Nounsaudacity, audaciousnessaggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
English > audacious: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningdisposed to venture or take risks.
Examples
  • "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"
  • "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"
Synonymsdaring, venturesome, venturous
Broaderadventurous, adventuresomewilling to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises
Spanishatrevido, audaz, intrépido, osado, temerario
Catalanagosarat, audaç, intrèpid
Nounsaudacity, audaciousnessfearless daring
Adverbsaudaciouslyin an audacious / audacious / audacious manner

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