Rashness
Rashness Rash"ness, n. The quality or state of being rash. [1913 Webster]

We offend . . . by rashness, which is an affirming or denying, before we have sufficiently informed ourselves. --South. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Temerity; foolhardiness; precipitancy; precipitation; hastiness; indiscretion; heedlessness; inconsideration; carelessness. See {Temerity}. [1913 Webster]


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  • rashness — index audacity, haste, inconsideration, indiscretion, inexpedience, neglect, temerity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • Rashness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Rashness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 rashness rashness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 temerity temerity want of caution imprudence indiscretion Sgm: N 1 overconfidence overconfidence presumption audacity GR …   English dictionary for students

  • rashness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Hastiness Nouns 1. rashness, temerity, incautiousness, imprudence, indiscretion, recklessness, folly; overconfidence, audacity, courage, sporting blood; precipitancy, precipitation, impetuosity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rashness — Ⅰ. rash [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ acting or done impetuously, without careful consideration. DERIVATIVES rashly adverb rashness noun. ORIGIN Germanic. Ⅱ. rash [2] …   English terms dictionary

  • rashness — noun see rash II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rashness — See rashly. * * * …   Universalium

  • rashness — noun The quality of state of being rash; inconsiderate or presumptuous haste; headstrong precipitation in decision or action; temerity; unwarranted boldness …   Wiktionary

  • rashness — Synonyms and related words: abruptness, alacrity, expeditiousness, feverishness, furiousness, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, impatience, impetuosity, impetuousness, impulsiveness, overhastiness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rashness — rash·ness || ræʃnɪs n. recklessness, impetuousness, hastiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rashness — n. Recklessness (in action), precipitancy, precipitation, hastiness, venturesomeness, temerity, heedlessness, thoughtlessness, indiscretion, carelessness, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, foolhardiness …   New dictionary of synonyms

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