daringness

daring

[dair-ing]
noun
1.
adventurous courage; boldness.
adjective
2.
bold or courageous; fearless or intrepid; adventurous.

Origin:
1575–85; dare + -ing1, -ing2

daringly, adverb
daringness, noun
quasi-daring, adjective
quasi-daringly, adverb
undaring, adjective


1. audacity, bravery. 2. dauntless, undaunted, venturesome, audacious, brave.


1. caution.
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daring (ˈdɛərɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  bold or adventurous; reckless
 
n
2.  courage in taking risks; boldness
 
'daringly
 
adv

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dare
O.E. durran "to brave danger," from P.Gmc. *ders-, from PIE *dhers- (cf. Skt. dadharsha "to be bold," O.Pers. dar- "to dare," Gk. thrasys "bold," O.C.S. druzate "to be bold, dare"). An O.E. irregular preterite-present verb: darr, dearst, dear were first, second and third person singular present indicative;
mostly regularized 16c., though past tense dorste survived as durst, but is now dying, persisting mainly in northern Eng. dialect. Meaning "to challenge or defy (someone)" is first recorded 1570s.
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