hardiment

noun

har·​di·​ment ˈhär-dē-mənt How to pronounce hardiment (audio)
1
archaic : hardihood
2
obsolete : a bold deed

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Anglo-French hardiement, from hardi bold, hardy

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of hardiment was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Hardiment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardiment. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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