Audacious definition

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Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen.
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Unrestrained by convention or propriety; brazen or insolent.

Audacious rudeness.

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Fearlessly, often recklessly daring; bold.
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Bold or daring; fearless.
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Spirited and original.

An audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas.

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The definition of audacious is bold, daring or fearless.

Wearing a very low cut dress to a conservative event is an example of audacious.

A shy housewife traveling to a war torn country alone is an example of an audacious act.

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Origin of audacious

  • French audacieux from Old French audace boldness from Latin audācia from audāx audāc- bold from audēre to dare from avidus avid avid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin audacia (“boldness”), from audax (“bold”), from audeō (“I am bold, I dare”)

    From Wiktionary