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Inclined to engage in risky activities or enterprises. See Synonyms at adventurous.

ad·ven′ture·some·ly adv.
ad·ven′ture·some·ness n.


US involving adventure and risk


(ædˈvɛn tʃər səm)

bold; daring.
ad•ven′ture•some•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adventuresome - willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprisesadventuresome - willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"
bold - fearless and daring; "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"
brave, courageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
incautious - lacking in caution; "an incautious remark"; "incautious talk"




[ədˈvɛntʃərsəm] (US) adjaventureux/euse
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