Foolhardily
Foolhardily Fool"har`di*ly, adv. In a foolhardy manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • foolhardily — foolhardy ► ADJECTIVE (foolhardier, foolhardiest) ▪ recklessly bold or rash. DERIVATIVES foolhardily adverb foolhardiness noun. ORIGIN Old French folhardi, from fol foolish + hardi emboldened …   English terms dictionary

  • foolhardily — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adverb Etymology: Middle English folhardily, from folhardy + ly : in a foolhardy manner tried foolhardily to attract attention to himself …   Useful english dictionary

  • foolhardily — adverb see foolhardy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foolhardily — See foolhardy. * * * …   Universalium

  • foolhardily — adverb In a foolhardy manner …   Wiktionary

  • foolhardily — adv. recklessly, impulsively; boldly, fearlessly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foolhardy — foolhardily, adv. foolhardiness, n. /foohl hahr dee/, adj., foolhardier, foolhardiest. recklessly or thoughtlessly bold; foolishly rash or venturesome. [1175 1225; ME folhardy < OF fol hardi. See FOOL1, HARDY] Syn. impetuous, headlong, heedless,… …   Universalium

  • foolhardy — adjective Date: 13th century foolishly adventurous and bold ; rash Synonyms: see adventurous • foolhardily adverb • foolhardiness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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