Hard"i*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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