Synonyms of audacity in English:

audacity


See definition of audacity

noun

1‘he was a traveller of extraordinary audacity’

SYNONYMS

boldness, daring, fearlessness, intrepidity, bravery, courage, courageousness, valour, valorousness, heroism, pluck, recklessness

adventurousness, enterprise, dynamism, spirit, mettle, confidence

informal guts, gutsiness, spunk, grit

British informal bottle, ballsiness

North American informal moxie, cojones, sand

vulgar slang balls

rare venturousness, temerariousness

ANTONYMS

timidity

2‘he had the audacity to contradict me’

SYNONYMS

impudence, impertinence, insolence, presumption, presumptuousness, forwardness, cheek, cheekiness, impoliteness, unmannerliness, bad manners, rudeness, effrontery, nerve, gall, brazenness, brashness, shamelessness, pertness, defiance, boldness, temerity

informal brass, brass neck, neck, face, cockiness

British informal sauce

Scottish informal snash

North American informal sass, sassiness, nerviness, chutzpah

dated, informal hide

British informal, dated crust

archaic malapertness

rare procacity, assumption

ANTONYMS

politeness