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hardiment

[hahr-dee-muh nt]
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noun Archaic.
  1. hardihood.
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Origin of hardiment

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

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

    The Serf

    Guy Thorne

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