Antonyms of adj bodacious

2 senses of bodacious

Sense 1
bodacious -- (incorrigible; "a bodacious gossip")

INDIRECT (VIA unmitigated) -> mitigated -- (made less severe or intense; "he gladly accepted the mitigated penalty")

Sense 2
audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent -- (unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell)

INDIRECT (VIA unashamed) -> ashamed -- (feeling shame or guilt or embarrassment or remorse; "are you ashamed for having lied?"; "felt ashamed of my torn coat")

Similarity of adj bodacious

2 senses of bodacious

Sense 1
bodacious -- (incorrigible; "a bodacious gossip")
       => unmitigated (vs. mitigated) -- (not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier; "unmitigated suffering"; "an unmitigated horror"; "an unmitigated lie")

Sense 2
audacious, barefaced, bodacious, bald-faced, brassy, brazen, brazen-faced, insolent -- (unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell)
       => unashamed (vs. ashamed) -- (used of persons or their behavior; feeling no shame)

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