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temerity
(n)
tǝ-MARE-i-tee
Meaning

boldness (in saying or asking something, for example); rude boldness; nerve; effrontery; shamelessness

1st Sample Sentence

What temerity, to come back to this house after all the harm you've caused to us!

Root

temere (by chance, at random, indiscreetly, rashly) (Latin)

Synonyms

arrogance, gall, temerity

Antonyms

diffidence

Mnemonics

Temerity (boldness) is the opposite of timidity, which means fear or shyness. : te+merit+y-if you have merit (academic excellence) then you will be excessive confident and fearless T+ marry+t. if u will break d word like dis den u will find out meaning. Think like dis dat v need alot of BOLDNESS to marry, v hav 2hold our NERVE b4 dis step remember the word tremor. meaning shaking with fear so a temer person doesn't have tremors.

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