- audacious 1540s, "confident, intrepid," from M.Fr. audacieux, from audace "boldness," from L. audacia "daring, boldness, courage," from audax "brave, bold, daring," but more often "bold" in a bad sense, "audacious, rash, foolhardy," from audere "to dare, be bold." Bad sense of "shameless" is attested from 1590s in English. Related: Audaciously.
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