1. [syn: boldness, daring, hardiness, hardihood]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
It is the society of numbers which gives hardihood to
Syn: Intrepidity; courage; pluck; resolution; stoutness;
audacity; effrontery; impudence.
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:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
24 Moby Thesaurus words for "hardihood":
assurance, audacity, birr, boldness, brashness, brazenness,
cockiness, disrespect, fortitude, go, grit, guts, hardiness,
impertinence, impudence, intrepidity, moxie, nerve, pep, pluck,
potency, sand, tuck, vigor