- Hardihood Har"di*hood (h[aum]r"d[i^]*h[oo^]d), n. [Hardy +
Boldness, united with firmness and constancy of mind;
bravery; intrepidity; also, audaciousness; impudence.
A bound of graceful hardihood. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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hardihood — index audacity, prowess (bravery), surety (certainty) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
hardihood — *temerity, audacity, effrontery, nerve, cheek, gall Analogous words: boldness, intrepidity (see corresponding adjectives at BRAVE): brazenness, impudence, brashness (see corresponding adjectives at SHAMELESS): guts, sand, grit, pluck, *fortitude … New Dictionary of Synonyms
hardihood — [här′dē hood΄] n. [< HARDY1 + HOOD] boldness, daring, fortitude, vigor, etc … English World dictionary
hardihood — /hahr dee hood /, n. 1. boldness or daring; courage. 2. audacity or impudence. 3. strength; power; vigor: the hardihood of youth. 4. hardy spirit or character; determination to survive; fortitude: the hardihood of early settlers. [1625 35; HARDY1 … Universalium
hardihood — noun Boldness and daring. Their talk, however, was the talk of sordid buccaneers: it was reckless without hardihood, greedy without audacity, and cruel without courage; there was not an atom of foresight or of serious intention in the whole batch … Wiktionary
hardihood — noun Date: 1570 1. a. resolute courage and fortitude b. resolute and self assured audacity often carried to the point of impudent insolence 2. vigor, robustness Synonyms: see temerity … New Collegiate Dictionary
hardihood — Synonyms and related words: assurance, audacity, birr, boldness, brashness, brazenness, cockiness, disrespect, fortitude, go, grit, guts, hardiness, impertinence, impudence, intrepidity, moxie, nerve, pep, pluck, potency, sand, tuck, vigor … Moby Thesaurus
hardihood — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Courage] Syn. fearlessness, resolution; see confidence 2 , courage 1 . 2. [Presumption] Syn. effrontery, impudence, impertinence; see rudeness … English dictionary for students
hardihood — harÂ·diÂ·hood || hÉ‘rdÉªhÊŠd / hÉ‘Ëd n. boldness, daring; audacity; strength, vigor … English contemporary dictionary
hardihood — noun dated boldness; daring … English new terms dictionary