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Involvement in risky enterprises, especially in foreign affairs, while disregarding established principles or adverse consequences.

ad·ven′tur·ist adj. & n.
ad·ven′tur·is′tic adj.


relating to adventurism
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Adj.1.adventuristic - of or pertaining to adventurism
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As a result, Afrika has become the happy-hunting ground of adventuristic capital.
He suggested that BSP had to engage in active negotiations with "all opposed to the current adventuristic government of GERB.
In his third chapter, however, O'Gorman contends that there are significant differences between the evangelical massive retaliation and adventuristic liberation worldviews, linking the latter to C.
Sergei Bocharov notes that even Prince Andrei's "Napoleonic" dream of his own Toulon is idealized, that "striving for glory and fame--in its new, modern, Napoleonic form--is an egotistic, adventuristic impulse" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 42).
Pelosi has injected a fresh breath of optimism in an otherwise stale environment; we hope the momentum would be maintained to get the region out of the dark tunnel it has been led into by the short sighted and adventuristic policies of the present US administration.
Or some people bring to war an adventuristic, I-want-to-find-out-about-death-and-myself attitude.
It was kind of an adventuristic, altruistic experience," he said.
Soviet power, unlike that of Hitlerite Germany, is neither schematic nor adventuristic.