audacity : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n fearless daring
- n aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
he had the audacity to question my decision
- The audacity with which the dacoits struck left the policemen dumbstruck.
- He spoke that night of the "audacity of hope," a phrase he borrowed from his minister at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago.
- IF FOR NOTHING ELSE, DAN QUAYLE DESERVES POINTS for audacity.
News & Articles
- Baltimore City Power Rankings
1 David Simon Without a series currently on the air, The Wire creator seems to be doing his best work on his fantastically angry, pessimistic blog, the Audacity of Despair (davidsimon.com). Last week, he posted a typically long, brilliant post, “We are shocked, shocked. . .,” about the “faux-scandal” of NSA wiretapping (which, we should add, largely shared the views of Edward Ericson Jr., who ...
June 11, 2013 - Baltimore City Paper
- Lawmakers don't always serve voters
You guys make me laugh. It was your misguided efforts to bring a spotlight on law-abiding gun owners that started this big mess, and now you have the audacity to say that the people’s will is given voice by our legislators? Are you kidding me?
June 11, 2013 - The Journal News
- Fans of democracy
As we approach the truly spectacular national remembrance of our fight for independence, appreciation for the sheer audacity of democracy and the vision of our founders runs high.
June 8, 2013 - Ridgefield Press
- Barack Obama in Forbes
I recognize there is a certain presumptuousness, a certain audacity, to this announcement,Obama said.
- Bob Corker in NASDAQ
There was a degree of audacity in him even showing up today after what had happened with financial regulation,Corker, speaking to reporters after the lunch, said he told the president.
- John McCain in CNNMoney.com
They're going to raise your taxes by thousands of dollars per year -- and they have the audacity to hope you don't mind,McCain said.