Word of the Day October 1, 2020 [archive]
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Today's word: audacityɔˈdæs ɪ ti
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word audacity
audacity, audaciousness, temerity(noun)
aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
"he had the audacity to question my decision"
Insolent boldness, especially when imprudent or unconventional.
Fearlessness, intrepid daring.
daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesomeness
reckless daring; presumptuous impudence; -- implying a contempt of law or moral restraints
Audacity is a free digital audio editor and recording application, available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and other operating systems. Audacity was started by Dominic Mazzoni and Roger Dannenberg at Carnegie Mellon University. As of 10 October 2011, it was the 11th most popular download from SourceForge, with 76.5 million downloads. Audacity won the SourceForge 2007 and 2009 Community Choice Award for Best Project for Multimedia.
the quality of having enough courage to take risks or say impolite things
I can't believe he had the audacity to ask me for more money!
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How to say audacity in sign language?
The numerical value of audacity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of audacity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of audacity in a Sentence
To think they would have the audacity to think that it’s OK to write a thought like that in an email says a lot about what is going on over there.
Those who lose their inner serenity, their vivacity and audacity, to hide behind their papers, becoming like procedural machines rather than men of God. This is dangerous to lose human sensitivity, so necessary in order to cry with those who cry and enjoy with those who enjoy.
General Motors got a tax cut. General Motors got a bailout. And then they have the audacity to move a new car that they're going to produce to Mexico.
I recognize there is a certain presumptuousness in this -- a certain audacity -- to this announcement, i know that I haven't spent a lot of time learning the ways of Washington, but I've been there long enough to know that the ways of Washington must change.
Success is the child of audacity.