[syn: boldness, strikingness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Boldness \Bold"ness\, n.
The state or quality of being bold.
Syn: Courage; bravery; intrepidity; dauntlessness; hardihood;
[1913 Webster] Boldo
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: 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" [syn:
boldness, daring, hardiness, hardihood] [ant:
2: impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness";
"he had the effrontery to question my honesty" [syn:
boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek]
3: the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly [syn: