hardihood

  • 1 Hardihood — Har di*hood (h[aum]r d[i^]*h[oo^]d), n. [Hardy + hood.] Boldness, united with firmness and constancy of mind; bravery; intrepidity; also, audaciousness; impudence. [1913 Webster] A bound of graceful hardihood. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] It is the …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 hardihood — index audacity, prowess (bravery), surety (certainty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 hardihood — *temerity, audacity, effrontery, nerve, cheek, gall Analogous words: boldness, intrepidity (see corresponding adjectives at BRAVE): brazenness, impudence, brashness (see corresponding adjectives at SHAMELESS): guts, sand, grit, pluck, *fortitude …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 hardihood — [här′dē hood΄] n. [< HARDY1 + HOOD] boldness, daring, fortitude, vigor, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 hardihood — /hahr dee hood /, n. 1. boldness or daring; courage. 2. audacity or impudence. 3. strength; power; vigor: the hardihood of youth. 4. hardy spirit or character; determination to survive; fortitude: the hardihood of early settlers. [1625 35; HARDY1 …

    Universalium

  • 6 hardihood — noun Boldness and daring. Their talk, however, was the talk of sordid buccaneers: it was reckless without hardihood, greedy without audacity, and cruel without courage; there was not an atom of foresight or of serious intention in the whole batch …

    Wiktionary

  • 7 hardihood — noun Date: 1570 1. a. resolute courage and fortitude b. resolute and self assured audacity often carried to the point of impudent insolence 2. vigor, robustness Synonyms: see temerity …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 hardihood — Synonyms and related words: assurance, audacity, birr, boldness, brashness, brazenness, cockiness, disrespect, fortitude, go, grit, guts, hardiness, impertinence, impudence, intrepidity, moxie, nerve, pep, pluck, potency, sand, tuck, vigor …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 hardihood — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Courage] Syn. fearlessness, resolution; see confidence 2 , courage 1 . 2. [Presumption] Syn. effrontery, impudence, impertinence; see rudeness …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 hardihood — har·di·hood || hÉ‘rdɪhÊŠd / hɑːd n. boldness, daring; audacity; strength, vigor …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 hardihood — noun dated boldness; daring …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 hardihood — n. 1. Firmness, fortitude, resolution, pluck, mettle, manhood, courage, bravery, intrepidity, boldness, audacity, determination, resolution, decision. 2. Effrontery, audacity, assurance, brass …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 hardihood — n 1. fortitude, strength, stamina, endurance. See hardiness(defs.1, 2). 2. courage, bravery. See hardiness(def.3). 3. rashness, impetuousness, temerity, temerariousness, daredeviltry, daredevilry, foolhardiness; recklessness, wantonness,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 14 hardihood — har·di·hood …

    English syllables

  • 15 hardihood — har•di•hood [[t]ˈhɑr diˌhʊd[/t]] n. hardy spirit or character; fortitude, vigor, audacity, or courage • Etymology: 1625–35 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 hardihood — /ˈhadihʊd/ (say hahdeehood) noun hardy spirit or character; boldness or daring …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 hardihood — n. boldness, daring …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 temerity — temerity, audacity, hardihood, effrontery, nerve, cheek, gall are comparable when they mean conspicuous or flagrant boldness (as in speech, behavior, or action). Temerity usually implies contempt of danger and consequent rashness; often it… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 19 temerity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English temeryte, from Latin temeritas, from temere blindly, recklessly; akin to Old High German demar darkness, Latin tenebrae, Sanskrit tamas Date: 15th century 1. unreasonable or foolhardy contempt of… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 20 τολμηρά — τολμηρός hardihood neut nom/voc/acc pl τολμηρά̱ , τολμηρός hardihood fem nom/voc/acc dual τολμηρά̱ , τολμηρός hardihood fem nom/voc sg (attic doric aeolic) …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)