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bold

 (bōld)
adj. bold·er, bold·est
1.
a. Fearless and daring; courageous: a bold leader.
b. Requiring or exhibiting courage or daring: a bold voyage to unknown lands. See Synonyms at brave.
2. Unduly forward and brazen; impudent: a bold, sassy child.
3. Strikingly different or unconventional; arresting or provocative: "[He] laid out a bold, new vision for America's leading universities" (Jerome Karabel).
4.
a. Clear and distinct to the eye; conspicuous: bold colors; a bold pattern.
b. Strong or pronounced; prominent: the bold flavor of ginger.
5. Steep or abrupt in grade or terrain: "The two walk along the high, bold, rocky shore" (Harriet Beecher Stowe).
6. Printing Boldface.

[Middle English, from Old English bald; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

bold′ly adv.
bold′ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boldness - 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"
fearlessness - the trait of feeling no fear
adventurousness, venturesomeness - the trait of being adventurous
daredevilry, daredeviltry - boldness as manifested in rash and daredevil behavior
audaciousness, audacity, temerity - fearless daring
brazenness, shamelessness - behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame
timidity, timorousness - fearfulness in venturing into new and unknown places or activities
2.boldness - impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
aggressiveness - the quality of being bold and enterprising
audaciousness, audacity - aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery; "he had the audacity to question my decision"
3.boldness - the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly
conspicuousness - high visibility
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boldness

noun
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Translations
جُرأةٍ، جَسارَةٍ
drzostsmělost
dristighed
dirfska
drznost
cesaretyüreklilik

boldness

[ˈbəʊldnɪs] N
1. (= daring) → audacia f
2. (= forwardness) → atrevimiento m, descaro m
3. (= striking quality) [of design, colours, clothes] → lo llamativo; [of lines, strokes] → lo enérgico; [of contrast] → lo marcado
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

boldness

[ˈbəʊldnɪs] n
(= fearlessness) → hardiesse f (= audacity) → audace f
(= impudence) → effronterie f
(= confidence) [artist, writer] → aplomb m, audace fbold type ncaractères mpl gras
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

boldness

n
(= bravery)Kühnheit f (geh), → Mut m; (of deed, plan also)Verwegenheit f
(= impudence, forwardness)Unverfrorenheit f, → Dreistigkeit f
(of colours, pattern, stripes)Kräftigkeit f; (of checks also)Grobheit f; (of strokes also)Kühnheit f (geh); (of style)Ausdruckskraft f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

boldness

[ˈbəʊldnɪs] n (of person, plan) → audacia; (impudence) → sfacciataggine f, impudenza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

bold

(bəuld) adjective
1. daring or fearless. a bold plan of attack.
2. striking and well-marked. a dress with bold stripes.
3. (of type) thick and clear, like this.
ˈboldly adverb
ˈboldness noun
bold as brass
very cheeky. She walked in late as bold as brass.
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