Foolhardiness
Foolhardiness Fool"har`di*ness, n. Courage without sense or judgment; foolish rashness; recklessness. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • foolhardiness — noun The quality of being foolhardy …   Wiktionary

  • foolhardiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Foolhardy boldness or disregard of danger: brashness, incautiousness, rashness, recklessness, temerariousness, temerity. See CAREFUL …   English dictionary for students

  • foolhardiness — n. recklessness, rashness; daring, adventurousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • foolhardiness — See: foolhardy …   English dictionary

  • foolhardiness — noun the trait of giving little thought to danger • Syn: ↑recklessness, ↑rashness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rash (for: ↑rashness), ↑foolhardy, ↑reckless ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

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