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daring

[dair-ing] /ˈdɛər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
adventurous courage; boldness.
adjective
2.
bold or courageous; fearless or intrepid; adventurous.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; dare + -ing1, -ing2
Related forms
daringly, adverb
daringness, noun
quasi-daring, adjective
quasi-daringly, adverb
undaring, adjective
Synonyms
1. audacity, bravery. 2. dauntless, undaunted, venturesome, audacious, brave.
Antonyms
1. caution.
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British Dictionary definitions for daringness

daring

/ˈdɛərɪŋ/
adjective
1.
bold or adventurous; reckless
noun
2.
courage in taking risks; boldness
Derived Forms
daringly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for daringness

daring

n.

late 14c., verbal noun from dare (v.).

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