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daredeviltry

dare·dev·il·try
D d

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [dair-dev-uh l-tree]
    • /ˈdɛərˌdɛv əl tri/
    • /dˈeədɪvˌɪltri/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [dair-dev-uh l-tree]
    • /ˈdɛərˌdɛv əl tri/

Definitions of daredeviltry word

  • noun daredeviltry reckless daring; venturesome boldness. 1
  • noun daredeviltry Reckless mischief; the acts of a daredevil. 1

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Origin of daredeviltry

First appearance:

before 1870
One of the 26% newest English words
1870-75, Americanism; daredevil + -try, as in deviltry

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Parts of speech for Daredeviltry

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

daredeviltry popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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Synonyms for daredeviltry

noun daredeviltry

  • boldness — not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring: a bold hero.
  • adventurousness — the quality of being adventurous
  • audacious — Someone who is audacious takes risks in order to achieve something.
  • recklessness — utterly unconcerned about the consequences of some action; without caution; careless (usually followed by of): to be reckless of danger.
  • audacity — Audacity is audacious behaviour.

Antonyms for daredeviltry

noun daredeviltry

  • cowardice — Cowardice is cowardly behaviour.
  • humility — the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one's own importance, rank, etc.
  • carefulness — cautious in one's actions: Be careful when you cross the street.
  • timidity — lacking in self-assurance, courage, or bravery; easily alarmed; timorous; shy.

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