Definition of Boldness

1. Noun. The trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger. "The plan required great hardiness of heart"

Exact synonyms: Daring, Hardihood, Hardiness
Generic synonyms: Fearlessness
Specialized synonyms: Adventurousness, Venturesomeness, Daredevilry, Daredeviltry, Audaciousness, Audacity, Temerity, Brazenness, Shamelessness
Attributes: Bold
Derivative terms: Bold, Dare
Antonyms: Timidity

2. Noun. Impudent aggressiveness. "He had the effrontery to question my honesty"
Exact synonyms: Brass, Cheek, Face, Nerve
Generic synonyms: Aggressiveness
Specialized synonyms: Audaciousness, Audacity
Derivative terms: Brassy, Cheek, Cheeky, Face, Nervy

3. Noun. The quality of standing out strongly and distinctly.
Exact synonyms: Strikingness
Generic synonyms: Conspicuousness
Derivative terms: Bold, Striking

Definition of Boldness

1. n. The state or quality of being bold.

Definition of Boldness

1. Noun. The state of being bold; courage; presumptuousness. ¹

2. Noun. (typography) The relative weight of a font; the thickness of its strokes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Boldness

1. the quality of being bold [n -ES]

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Literary usage of Boldness

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1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"XII OF boldness IT is a trivial grammar-school text, but yet worthy a wise man's ... Wonderful like is the case of boldness in civil business: what first? ..."

2. The Puritans: Or, The Church, Court, and Parliament of England, During the by Samuel Hopkins (1861)
"Soon after his initiation at Gray's Inn, he became noted among his fellows for his dashing, reckless spirit, and for the fiery zeal and boldness with which ..."

3. St. Paul's Epistle to the Ephesians: with a critical and grammatical by Charles John Ellicott (1868)
"... TYND.; wrought, CBAN., GEN., BISH. ; hath shewed, Cov. (both). 12. Have our boldness] Have boldness, AOTH., Cov., CBAN., GEN., BISH. ; hane trist, ..."

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