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  1. the quality or condition of being tactless, rash, or offensively bold:The justice has a streak of brashness, a cheerful warrior who loves sparring with colleagues in both concurrences and dissents.

  2. the quality or condition of being energetic or highly spirited:The band isn't perfect, but it has a certain energy and brashness that gives it something above many others.This single-player game brings high speed and manic action, all with a brashness and sense of humor that similar games tend to lack.

  1. (used especially of wood) the quality of being brittle:Old-growth sequoia is known for its brashness and weakness across the grain.

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