Rashness

  • 1 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;… …

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

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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,… …

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

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  • 6 rashness — noun see rash II …

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  • 7 rashness — See rashly. * * * …

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

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

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  • 10 rashness — rash·ness || ræʃnɪs n. recklessness, impetuousness, hastiness …

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

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  • 12 rashness — rash·ness …

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  • 13 rashness — See: rash …

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  • 14 rashness — noun 1. the trait of giving little thought to danger • Syn: ↑recklessness, ↑foolhardiness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rash, ↑foolhardy (for: ↑foolhardiness), ↑reckless …

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  • 15 Advantage is a better soldier than rashness. — См. Поспешность вредна …

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  • 16 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… …

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  • 17 temerity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rashness, boldness, audacity, recklessness, daring, nerve, gall, brass (sl.), cheek (sl.). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. audacity, effrontery, boldness, hardihood, rashness, presumption, overconfidence,… …

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  • 18 courage — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of fear Nouns 1. courage, bravery, valor; boldness, strength; daring, gallantry, heroism, intrepidity; defiance, audacity; rashness, brinkmanship; confidence, self reliance; chivalry, prowess,… …

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  • 19 haste — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Swiftness Nouns haste, urgency; dispatch; acceleration, spurt, forced march, rush, dash; velocity; precipitancy, precipitation, precipitousness; impatience, impetuosity; expedition, earliness; hurry,… …

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  • 20 rash — [[t]ræ̱ʃ[/t]] rashes 1) ADJ GRADED If someone is rash or does rash things, they act without thinking carefully first, and therefore make mistakes or behave foolishly. It would be rash to rely on such evidence... Mr. Major is making no rash… …

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