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English definition of “audacity”

audacity

noun [U]     /ɔːˈdæsəti/
showing too much confidence in your behaviour in a way that other people find shocking or rude: And then he had the audacity to blame me for his mistake!Rude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
audacious     /ɔːˈdeɪʃəs/ adjective
(Definition of audacity noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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