n [U] (fml 文) audacity; rashness 鲁莽; 冒失
*He had the temerity to call me a liar. 他竟胆敢说我撒谎.
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin;Origin: temeritas, from temere 'in the dark, too quickly and carelessly']
when someone says or does something in a way that shows a lack of respect for other people and is likely to offend them
He actually had the temerity to tell her to lose weight.