unadventurous


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un·ad·ven·tur·ous

 (ŭn′ăd-vĕn′chər-əs)
adj.
Not inclined to undertake new, risky enterprises.
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unadventurous

(ˌʌnədˈvɛntʃərəs)
adj
not daring or enterprising
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unadventurous - lacking in boldnessunadventurous - lacking in boldness      
timid - showing fear and lack of confidence
cautious - showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"
adventuresome, adventurous - willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"
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unadventurous

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Translations

unadventurous

[ˈʌnədˈventʃərəs] ADJpoco atrevido
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unadventurous

adj time, lifewenig abenteuerlich, ereignislos; tasteshausbacken, bieder; style, theatrical production, footballeinfallslos; personwenig unternehmungslustig; where food is concerned he is very unadventurousin Bezug aufs Essen ist er nicht experimentierfreudig
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References in classic literature ?
Just such a thought on similarly stimulating nights had animated men of his acquaintance thirty years ago, men who were as elderly and stolid and unadventurous now as Mr Pickering had been then.
At home we sat and talked quietly of old times, or played at backgammon and dominoes--and so, for a few happy days, led the peaceful unadventurous life which was good for me.
AHOLIDAY at home needn't be boring or unadventurous as there are plenty of breathtaking locations and sights right on your doorstep.
Despite trying to shake off their fuddy-duddy image, more than one in five 50-somethings think young people see them as unadventurous or boring.
6 ASHLEY YOUNG Did not vindicate his selection over Diogo Dalot with a curiously unadventurous performance.
But I really like him and don't want to come across as a prude or unadventurous sexually.
F it is true you can tell a lot about someone by their car, then British motorists seem a pretty unadventurous lot.
By the time the half-time whistle sounded, the nay-sayers were in full voice with Ireland having turned in a tepid, unadventurous 45 minutes and emerged unscathed against a side which they had beaten in all seven previous encounters only with the help of the goal frame.
A lot of teams we've come up against recently have been solid and unadventurous.
Before kick off, fans were disappointed by the unadventurous team selection, but eventually the chants began.
Mudd presents this account of a bike trip across the U.S., undertaken as a rebellion against an unadventurous, protected childhood and unathletic self-image.