Adventurous

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Adventurous \Ad*ven"tur*ous\, adjective [OE. aventurous, aunterous, OF. aventuros, F. aventureux, fr. aventure. See {Adventure}, noun]

1. Inclined to adventure; willing to incur hazard; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; -- applied to persons.

Bold deed thou hast presumed, adventurous Eve. --Milton.

2. Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash; -- applied to acts; as, an adventurous undertaking, deed, song.

Syn: Rash; foolhardy; presumptuous; enterprising; daring; hazardous; venturesome. See {Rash}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

adventurous

adjective

1: willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy" [syn: {adventurous}, {adventuresome}] [ant: {unadventurous}]


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