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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Stelling was a well-sized, broad-chested man, not yet thirty, with flaxen hair standing erect, and large lightish-gray eyes, which were always very wide open; he had a sonorous bass voice, and an air of defiant self-confidence inclining to brazenness. He had entered on his career with great vigor, and intended to make a considerable impression on his fellowmen.
Tulliver was not by any means an exception in mistaking brazenness for shrewdness; most laymen thought Stelling shrewd, and a man of remarkable powers generally; it was chiefly by his clerical brethren that he was considered rather a full fellow.
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