Adventuresome Ad*ven"ture*some, a. Full of risk; adventurous; venturesome. -- {Ad*ven"ture*some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • adventuresome — (adj.) 1731, from ADVENTURE (Cf. adventure) + SOME (Cf. some) …   Etymology dictionary

  • adventuresome — [ad ven′chər səm, ədven′chər səm] adj. willing to take risks; adventurous …   English World dictionary

  • adventuresome — [[t]ædve̱ntʃə(r)səm[/t]] ADJ GRADED Adventuresome means the same as adventurous. [AM] With him every day was exciting and adventuresome …   English dictionary

  • adventuresome — adventure ► NOUN 1) an unusual, exciting, and daring experience. 2) excitement arising from or associated with danger or risk. DERIVATIVES adventuresome adjective. ORIGIN from Latin adventurus about to happen , from advenire arrive …   English terms dictionary

  • adventuresome — adjective willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises adventurous pioneers the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy • Syn: ↑adventurous • Ant: ↑unadventurous (for: ↑adventurous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • adventuresome — adjective Date: circa 1731 inclined to take risks ; venturesome • adventuresomeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adventuresome — adventuresomely, adv. adventuresomeness, n. /ad ven cheuhr seuhm/, adj. bold; daring; adventurous. [1725 35; ADVENTURE + SOME1] * * * …   Universalium

  • adventuresome — adjective Prone to, or willing to undertake, adventures; daring or bold …   Wiktionary

  • adventuresome — Synonyms and related words: adventurous, aggressive, ambitious, audacious, daredevil, daring, driving, dynamic, enterprising, foolhardy, forceful, go ahead, hustling, overbold, pushful, pushing, pushy, rash, reckless, temerarious, up and coming,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • adventuresome — I (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. venturesome, risk taking, thrill seeking, adventurous, daring, foolhardy, opportunistic, bold, enterprising. ANT.: cautious, prudent II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Taking or willing to take risks: adventurous …   English dictionary for students

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