Hard"i*hood (?), n. [Hardy + -hood.]
Boldness, united with firmness and constancy of mind; bravery; intrepidity; also, audaciousness; impudence.
A bound of graceful hardihood.
It is the society of numbers which gives hardihood to iniquity.
Syn. -- Intrepidity; courage; pluck; resolution; stoutness; audacity; effrontery; impudence.
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