Synonyms for boldness:
daredeviltry, uppishness, venturesomeness, daringness, adventurousness, daredevilry, nerviness, overconfidence, adventuresomeness, chutzpah, pushiness, Impudency, sassiness, audaciousness, license, venturousness, uppityness, cheekiness.
Other synonyms and related words:
facial expression, nervus, overconfidence, face, briskness, aspect, governance, brass, adventuresomeness, hardiness, organization, strikingness, incivility, salience, nerviness, spirit, uppishness, font, crust, heart, officiousness, pertness, disrespect, impudence, shamelessness, uppityness, manhood, venturousness, plaque, sassiness, fount, validity, assumption, flippancy, audaciousness, chutzpah, sprightliness, venturesomeness, hardihood, gall, enterprise, smartness, establishment, Familiarity, self-confidence, sauce, cheek, cheekiness, robustness, self-assertion, side, saliency, daredeviltry, typeface, lustiness, human face, forwardness, expression, case, adventurousness, daringness, daredevilry, license, pushiness, organisation, buttock, grimace, memorial tablet, presumption, look, liveliness, self-reliance, assurance, trust, Impudency.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
counteraction, insolence, insurgency, rebelliousness, affront, contravention, recalcitrance, dissension, stubbornness, confrontation, dissent, obstinacy, resistance, attack, defiance, temerity, insubordination, audacity.
faithfulness, staunchness, determination, steadfastness, heartiness, grit, bullheadedness, perseverance, trueness, stamina, toughness, fervency, resolution, tenacity, indomitability, dauntlessness, decisiveness, persistence, diligence, Headstrongness, devotion, Stoniness, tirelessness, indefatigability.
Usage examples for boldness:
- " I will speak up for her," said Harry; and now it seemed for the first time that something of his old boldness had returned to him. - "The Claverings", Anthony Trollope.
- Rossiter was staggered by the boldness of the claim. - "The Purple Parasol", George Barr McCutcheon.
- It must be confessed that, whatever might be thought of the justice, there could be but one opinion as to the boldness of these views. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.