[ hahr-dee-muhnt ]


Origin of hardiment

1325–75; Middle English <Old French; see hardy1, -ment

Words Nearby hardiment

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How to use hardiment in a sentence

  • But with hardiment he joined 'wit'—judgment, prudence, measure; and the union of the two is 'worship.'

    King Robert the Bruce | A. F. Murison
  • Ayant flair, il distingue hardiment entre un opportuniste et un radical.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • Lorsqu'il est à la tête des sociétés, il marche hardiment, car il conduit.

  • I think it matters not much one way or the other, but we may win our sanctuary by hardiment.

    The Serf | Guy Thorne
  • At the trial an indictment was preferred against an accomplice of the prisoner, one William hardiment, not in custody.

    Norfolk Annals | Charles Mackie