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Definition of "boldness" []

  • Courageous, confident, and fearless; ready to take risks (adjective)
  • Showing or requiring courage (adjective)
  • Immodest or impudent (adjective)
  • Standing out distinctly; conspicuous (adjective)
  • Very steep (adjective)
  • Imaginative in thought or expression (adjective)
  • Set in bold face (adjective)
  • The state of being bold; courage; presumptuousness. (noun)

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  • The relative weight of a font; the thickness of its strokes. (noun)

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Use "boldness" in a sentence
  • "It does take a certain boldness to name your book series after what's often taken as a symptom of schizophrenic psychosis."
  • "We gained insight into how this sort of boldness translates into business success when one of the speakers clarified: Employees are afraid to make mistakes, and CEOs have made them."
  • "In her book If You Want To Write, she offers a favorite exercise for “getting people to write well, so they know how gifted they are and consequently grow in boldness and freedom.”"