brazenness


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bra·zen

 (brā′zən)
adj.
1. Unrestrained by a sense of shame; rudely bold. See Synonyms at shameless.
2. Having a loud, usually harsh, resonant sound: "sudden brazen clashes of the soldiers' band" (James Joyce).
3.
a. Made of brass.
b. Resembling brass, as in color or strength.
tr.v. bra·zened, bra·zen·ing, bra·zens
To face or undergo with bold self-assurance: brazened out the crisis.

[Middle English brasen, made of brass, from Old English bræsen, from bræs, brass.]

bra′zen·ly adv.
bra′zen·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brazenness - behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame
boldness, hardihood, hardiness, daring - the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"; "the plan required great hardiness of heart"

brazenness

noun
Translations

brazenness

[ˈbreɪzənnɪs] Ndescaro m

brazenness

nUnverschämtheit f, → Dreistigkeit f; (of lie)Schamlosigkeit f
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Charley's voice took on an aggrieved tone, and he continued for some minutes to inveigh against the brazenness of Demetrios Contos.
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