effrontery

  • 21 effrontery — ef|front|er|y [ ı frʌntəri ] noun uncount FORMAL behavior that is rude or shows a lack of respect …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 22 effrontery — ef·fron·ter·y || ɪ frÊŒntÉ™rɪ n. impudence, audacity, nerve, insolence …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 23 effrontery — [ɪ frʌnt(ə)ri] noun insolence or impertinence. Origin C17: from Fr. effronterie, based on late L. effrons, effront shameless, barefaced , from ex out + frons forehead …

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  • 24 effrontery — n. Assurance, impudence, audacity, hardihood, presumption, shamelessness, sauciness, brass, brazen boldness …

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  • 25 effrontery — n audacity, impertinence, impudence, gall, nerve, Inf. cheek, Inf. brass, Sl. moxie; insolence, brassiness, brazenness, rudeness, Sl. mouth, Sl. lip; temerity, foolhardiness, rashness, brashness, boldness; imprudence, injudiciousness,… …

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  • 26 effrontery — ef·fron·tery …

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  • 27 effrontery — UK [ɪˈfrʌntərɪ] / US noun [uncountable] formal behaviour that is rude or that shows a lack of respect …

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  • 28 effrontery — ef•fron•ter•y [[t]ɪˈfrʌn tə ri[/t]] n. pl. ter•ies 1) shameless or impudent boldness; barefaced audacity 2) an act or instance of this • Etymology: 1705–15; < F effronterie, der. of OF esfront shameless …

    From formal English to slang

  • 29 effrontery — /əˈfrʌntəri / (say uh fruntuhree), /i / (say ee ) noun (plural effronteries) shameless or impudent boldness; barefaced audacity. {French effronterie, from Old French esfronte shameless, from es (from Latin ex ex 1) + front brow (from Latin frons) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 30 display with effrontery — index flaunt Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 31 Effronteries — Effrontery Ef*front er*y, n.; pl. {Effronteries}. [F. effronterie, fr. effront[ e] shameless, fr. L. effrons, ontis, putting forth the forehead, i. e., barefaced, shameless; ex + frons the forehead. See {Front}.] Impudence or boldness in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 32 ἀπαναισχυντεῖτε — ἀ̱παναισχυντεῖτε , ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery imperf ind act 2nd pl (attic epic doric aeolic) ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery pres imperat act 2nd pl (attic epic) ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery pres opt act 2nd pl… …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 33 ἀπαναισχυντήσῃ — ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery aor subj mid 2nd sg ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery aor subj act 3rd sg ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery fut ind mid 2nd sg ἀ̱παναισχυντήσῃ , ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery futperf ind mp 2nd sg …

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  • 34 ἀπαναισχυντήσεις — ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery aor subj act 2nd sg (epic) ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery fut ind act 2nd sg ἀ̱παναισχυντήσεις , ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with effrontery futperf ind act 2nd sg (doric aeolic) ἀπαναισχυντέω behave with… …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 35 temerity — noun I doubt they ll have the temerity to print these accusations Syn: audacity, nerve, effrontery, impudence, impertinence, cheek, gall, presumption; daring; informal face, front, neck, chutzpah •• temerity, audacity, effrontery, foolhardiness,… …

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  • 36 temerity — temerity, audacity, hardihood, effrontery, nerve, cheek, gall are comparable when they mean conspicuous or flagrant boldness (as in speech, behavior, or action). Temerity usually implies contempt of danger and consequent rashness; often it… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 37 Impudence — Im pu*dence ([i^]m p[ u]*dens), n. [L. impudentia: cf. F. impudence. See {Impudent}.] The quality of being impudent; assurance, accompanied with a disregard of the presence or opinions of others; shamelessness; forwardness; lack of modesty. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 38 temerity — noun (plural ties) Etymology: Middle English temeryte, from Latin temeritas, from temere blindly, recklessly; akin to Old High German demar darkness, Latin tenebrae, Sanskrit tamas Date: 15th century 1. unreasonable or foolhardy contempt of… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 39 insolence — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Rudeness Nouns 1. (overbearing behavior) insolence, arrogance; hauteur, haughtiness, airs; overbearance; presumption, assertiveness, bravado, pomposity, snobbery; defiance. 2. (impertinent behavior)… …

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  • 40 temerity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rashness, boldness, audacity, recklessness, daring, nerve, gall, brass (sl.), cheek (sl.). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. audacity, effrontery, boldness, hardihood, rashness, presumption, overconfidence,… …

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