adventuresome


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' .

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  • Adventuresome — Ad*ven ture*some, a. Full of risk; adventurous; venturesome. {Ad*ven ture*some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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