Bold·ness, n. The state or quality of being bold.
Syn: -- Courage; bravery; intrepidity; dauntlessness; hardihood; assurance.
n 1: the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve
risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"
[syn: daring, hardihood] [ant: timidity]
2: impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness";
"he had the effrontery to question my honesty" [syn: nerve,
brass, face, cheek]
3: the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly [syn: strikingness]