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Definition of temerity:

  1. Unreasonable contempt of danger; extreme venturesomeness; rashness; as, the temerity of a commander in war.


recklessness, overconfidence, gall, foolhardiness, presumption, imprudence, over-confidence, cheek, rashness, impetuosity, thoughtlessness, carelessness, careful, rudeness, hastiness, indiscretion, venturesomeness, nerve, hardihood, audaciousness, temerariousness, brashness, audacity, effrontery, precipitancy, heedlessness, precipitation, incautiousness.

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