Temerity – Excessive confidence or boldness; reckless boldness
To remember the definition of the word temerity, use the following mnemonic:
The two merited tea (temerity) after the boy's bold fight.
Examples of temerity in a sentence
They marvelled at her temerity.
No one could believe Jake had the temerity to steal his mother’s cash.
The teenager’s temerity led him to do dangerous things, like driving recklessly.