adventurousness


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ad·ven·tur·ous

 (ăd-vĕn′chər-əs)
adj.
1. Inclined to undertake new and daring enterprises: "routes first sailed ... by another generation of tough, adventurous seafarers, the clipper men" (Tim Zimmermann).
2. Requiring or characterized by boldness or daring; hazardous; risky: adventurous travels.

ad·ven′tur·ous·ly adv.
ad·ven′tur·ous·ness n.
Synonyms: adventurous, adventuresome, audacious, daredevil, daring, venturesome
These adjectives mean inclined to undertake risks: adventurous pioneers; an adventuresome prospector; an audacious explorer; a daredevil test pilot; daring acrobats; a venturesome investor.

adventurousness

(ədˈvɛntʃərəsnəs)
n
the quality of being adventurous
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adventurousness - the trait of being adventurousadventurousness - the trait of being adventurous  
boldness, hardihood, hardiness, daring - the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"; "the plan required great hardiness of heart"

adventurousness

noun
Translations

adventurousness

n
(of person)Abenteuerlust f; (of journey)Abenteuerlichkeit f
(= boldness)Gewagte(s) nt; the adventurousness of his stylesein gewagter Stil
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He forgot all the early exasperations, remembering only her charms and sweetnesses and glorying much in the traits he at first had disliked most--her boyishness and adventurousness, her delight to swim and risk the sharks, her desire to go recruiting, her love of the sea and ships, her sharp authoritative words when she launched the whale-boat and, with firestick in one hand and dynamite-stick in the other, departed with her picturesque crew to shoot fish in the Balesuna; her super-innocent disdain for the commonest conventions, her juvenile joy in argument, her fluttering, wild-bird love of freedom and mad passion for independence.
The "W" originally meant "West" and distinguished the first motorcycle built in Ingolstadt from those built in the "East." In the description of the exhibition organizers, however, the "W" symbolizes more - including the many chapters of the mutual relationship between both partners over the years, described with German words that begin with the letter: "Weggang" (departure), "Wiederaufbau" (reconstruction), "Wagemut" (adventurousness), "Wachstum" (growth), "Wirtschaftskraft" (economic strength) and "Wandel der Zeit" (change over time).
But my father was a role model in adventurousness and pursuing one's own path without fear of failure.
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Stylish and tasteful, the Spartan interior only serves to highlight the adventurousness of the food.