Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: temerity
IPA transcription: [təm'ɛɹəti]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: audacity, audaciousness, temerity
    Meaning: fearless daring
Usage examples
  • Then she loosened her tongue, and in her voluable Irish way berated her aunt until poor Phibbs stood aghast at such temerity, and even Mr. Watson, who arrived to enquire after his client and friend, was filled with amazement.
  • No consideration whatever shall hinder me from making you repent your temerity should you violate my injunction." I was going to speak, but he prevented me by words full of anger; and I was obliged to quit the palace, rejected, banished, an outcast from the world.