Venturesomeness
Venturesome Ven"ture*some, a. Inclined to venture; not loth to run risk or danger; venturous; bold; daring; adventurous; as, a venturesome boy or act. -- {Ven"ture*some*ly}, adv. -- {Ven"ture*some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • Temerity — Te*mer i*ty, n. [L. temeritas, from temere by chance, rashly; perhaps akin to Skr. tamas darkness: cf. F. t[ e]m[ e]rit[ e].] Unreasonable contempt of danger; extreme venturesomeness; rashness; as, the temerity of a commander in war. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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