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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boldness  \Bold"ness\,  n. 
  The  state  or  quality  of  being  bold. 
 
  Syn:  Courage;  bravery;  intrepidity;  dauntlessness;  hardihood; 
  assurance. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boldness 
  n  1:  the  trait  of  being  willing  to  undertake  things  that  involve 
  risk  or  danger;  "the  proposal  required  great  boldness" 
  [syn:  {daring},  {hardihood}]  [ant:  {timidity}] 
  2:  impudent  aggressiveness;  "I  couldn't  believe  her  boldness"; 
  "he  had  the  effrontery  to  question  my  honesty"  [syn:  {effrontery}, 
  {nerve},  {brass},  {face},  {cheek}] 
  3:  the  quality  of  standing  out  strongly  and  distinctly  [syn:  {strikingness}] 




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