Synonyms for boldness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : bohld|
|Phonetic Transcription : boʊld|
Définition of boldnessOrigin :
- Old English beald (West Saxon), bald (Anglian) "bold, brave, confident, strong," from Proto-Germanic *balthaz (cf. Old High German bald "bold, swift," in names such as Archibald, Leopold, Theobald; Gothic balþei "boldness;" Old Norse ballr "frightful, dangerous"), perhaps from PIE *bhol-to- suffixed form of *bhel- (2) "to blow, swell" (see bole).
- Of flavors (coffee, etc.) from 1829. The noun meaning "those who are bold" is from c.1300. Old French and Provençal baut "bold," Italian baldo "bold, daring, fearless" are Germanic loan-words.
- noun audacity
- The gayety of a light-hearted maiden is often unmixed with boldness, or crime.
- Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
- She divined him, moreover, to be a blend of boldness and timidity.
- Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
- He went on with a new vehemence of boldness that became him well.
- Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
- And what boldness is this for a scrub of a servant to speak in such a way before her master?
- Extract from : « The Imaginary Invalid » by Molire
- Boldness and excessive timidity are the two extremes to be avoided.
- Extract from : « Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I » by Francis Augustus Cox
- Will you pardon my boldness, and do me that great kindness?'
- Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens
- His arm sprung a little aside as I went on, amazed at my own boldness.
- Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
- Society was for a moment intimidated by the boldness of the attack.
- Extract from : « Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle » by H. N. Brailsford
- Her front to the world throughout had been the perfection of boldness.
- Extract from : « Cleo The Magnificent » by Louis Zangwill
- Coupeau kept silence, looking at her intently with a boldness.
- Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
Antonyms for boldness
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