Word of the Day : November 21, 2022
temerity \tuh-MAIR-uh-tee\ noun
What It Means
Temerity is a formal word that means "unreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger or opposition"; it is a synonym of both rashness and recklessness. Temerity can also refer to a rash or reckless act.
// The line between boldness and temerity is sometimes only evident after the consequences have become clear.
// The previous night's temerity had landed the students in detention.
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Aired November 21, 2022
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