Audacity vs Permission - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between audacity and permission

is that audacity is insolent boldness, especially when imprudent or unconventional while permission is authorisation; consent (especially formal consent from someone in authority).

audacity

English

Noun

(audacities)
  • Insolent boldness, especially when imprudent or unconventional.
  • The brash private had the audacity to criticize the general.
    Somebody never pays his loans, yet he has the audacity to ask the bank for money.
  • *
  • Fearlessness, intrepid daring.
  • Synonyms

    * (insolent boldness) audaciousness, outdaciousness, temerity

    permission

    English

    Noun

  • authorisation; consent (especially formal consent from someone in authority)
  • Sire, do I have your permission to execute this traitor?
  • The act of permitting.
  • (computing) flags or access control lists pertaining to a file that dictate who can access it, and how.
  • I used the "chmod" command to change the file's permission .

    Antonyms

    * prohibition

    Derived terms

    * permissible * permissioning * permissive * planning permission

    Anagrams

    * impression