Audacity

Definition of Audacity

Au`dac´i`ty
n.1.Daring spirit, resolution, or confidence; venturesomeness.
The freedom and audacity necessary in the commerce of men.
- Tatler.
2.Reckless daring; presumptuous impudence; - implying a contempt of law or moral restraints.
With the most arrogant audacity.
- Joye.

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