Hard"di*hood\, n. [Hardy + -hood.] 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 iniquity. --Buckminster.

Syn: Intrepidity; courage; pluck; resolution; stoutness; audacity; effrontery; impudence.
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