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Synonyms for hardihood
ˈhɑr diˌhʊd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boldness, daring, hardiness, hardihood(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    hardiness, strikingness, boldness, face, cheek, dare, nerve, brass, daring, robustness, validity, lustiness

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hardihood

    Audacity, in the sense here considered, is a reckless defiance of law, decency, public opinion, or personal rights, claims, or views, approaching the meaning of impudence or shamelessness, but always carrying the thought of the personal risk that one disregards in such defiance; the merely impudent or shameless person may take no thought of consequences; the audacious person recognizes and recklessly braves them. Hardihood defies and disregards the rational judgment of men. Effrontery (Latin effrons, barefaced, shameless) adds to audacity and hardihood the special element of defiance of considerations of propriety, duty, and respect for others, yet not to the extent implied in impudence or shamelessness. Impudence disregards what is due to superiors; shamelessness defies decency. Boldness is forward-stepping courage, spoken of with reference to the presence and observation of others; boldness, in the good sense, is courage viewed from the outside; but the word is frequently used in an unfavorable sense to indicate a lack of proper sensitiveness and modesty. Compare ASSURANCE; BRAVE.

    Synonyms:
    assurance, audacity, boldness, brass, effrontery, impudence, insolence, shamelessness

    Antonyms:
    bashfulness, coyness, diffidence, modesty, sensitiveness, shrinking, shyness, timidity

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hardihood

    Synonyms:
    resolution, intrepidity, pluck

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hardihood(n.)

    Synonyms:
    firmness, fortitude, resolution, pluck, mettle, manhood, courage, bravery, intrepidity, boldness, audacity, determination, resolution, decision

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hardihood(n)

    Synonyms:
    boldness, bravery, courage, intrepidity, fortitude, audacity, effrontery, impudence

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How to use hardihood in a sentence?

  1. John Jay Chapman:

    Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same -- hardihood. Give them raw truth.

  2. Harry Emerson Fosdick:

    He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.

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