boldness boldness  /ˈboʊld nəs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
  2. (n) impudent aggressiveness
  3. (n) the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But Obama's is a determinedly conservative boldness.
  2. But the Fed's boldness has raised troubling questions about financial risk, moral hazard and the role of regulators that will occupy Wall Street and Washington for years to come.
  3. That boldness combines with the likely influence of decisions of the California Supreme Court.

News

  1. Photographer Doug Tomlinson among talented artists at 30th July Art Festival in Breckenridge

    Special to the Daily Photographer Doug Tomlinson's stunning images capture wildlife and landscapes with boldness and beauty. Special to the Daily Local photographer Doug Tomlinson describes himself as having a passion for nature and the outdoors.
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

  2. Local photographer among talented artists at 30th July Art Festival in Breckenridge

    Special to the Daily Photographer Doug Tomlinson's stunning images capture wildlife and landscapes with boldness and beauty. Special to the Daily Local photographer Doug Tomlinson describes himself as having a passion for nature and the outdoors.
    on July 6, 2013     Source: Summit Daily News

  3. Long-lived mice are less active

    ( University of Zurich ) Female mice with a high life expectancy are less active and less explorative. They also eat less than their fellow females with a lower life expectancy. Behavioral biologists from the University of Zurich reveal that there is a correlation between longevity and personality for female house mice, and a minimum amount of boldness is necessary for them to survive.
    on July 5, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. "Only if the central (government) sits down for dialogue with the Dalai Lama and shows great wisdom, great decisiveness and great boldness of vision, the Lhasa incident can be handled well," Bao wrote in a statement e-mailed to Reuters.
    on Dec 6, 2005 By: Bao Tong Source: Ninemsn

  2. "I appreciate the boldness of your question...... that will not be my job strategy," a smiling Obama told a Pennsylvania student who suggested the unorthodox move.
    on Dec 3, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "I hope we have finally knocked the monkey off our back," Capello said in reference to fears that England would continue to struggle. "Victory was important, because we had lost the English spirit, our aggressiveness, the boldness, our...
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: Fabio Capello Source: International Herald Tribune

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