venturesome

  • 1 Venturesome — Ven ture*some, a. Inclined to venture; not loth to run risk or danger; venturous; bold; daring; adventurous; as, a venturesome boy or act. {Ven ture*some*ly}, adv. {Ven ture*some*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 venturesome — index aleatory (perilous), hot blooded, imprudent, impulsive (rash), insecure, resourceful …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 venturesome — 1660s, from VENTURE (Cf. venture) + SOME (Cf. some) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 venturesome — *adventurous, daring, daredevil, rash, reckless, foolhardy Analogous words: bold, audacious, intrepid, *brave: stout, sturdy, stalwart (see STRONG) Contrasted words: *timid, timorous: *fearful, apprehensive, afraid …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 venturesome — [adj] courageous adventurous, aggressive, audacious, bold, brave, daredevil, daring, enterprising, fearless, foolhardy, gutsy, intrepid, overbold, plucky, pushy, rash, reckless, resourceful, risky, spirited, spunky, stalwart, stout, sturdy,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 venturesome — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ willing to take risks or embark on difficult or unusual courses of action …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 venturesome — [ven′chərsəm] adj. 1. inclined to venture, or take chances; daring 2. involving danger or risk; risky; hazardous venturesomely adv. venturesomeness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 venturesome — venturesomely, adv. venturesomeness, n. /ven cheuhr seuhm/, adj. 1. having or showing a disposition to undertake risky or dangerous activities; daring: a venturesome investor; a venturesome explorer. 2. attended with risk; hazardous: Auto racing… …

    Universalium

  • 9 venturesome — adjective Date: 1661 1. involving risk ; hazardous < a venturesome journey > 2. inclined to court or incur risk or danger ; daring < a venturesome investor > Synonyms: see adventurous • venturesomely …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 10 venturesome — [[t]ve̱ntʃə(r)səm[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as venturesome, you mean that they are willing to take risks and try out new things. [FORMAL] ...the venturesome graduate who is determined to succeed. Syn: adventurous …

    English dictionary

  • 11 venturesome — adjective especially literary 1 a venturesome person is always ready to take risks 2 a venturesome action involves taking risks venturesomeness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 venturesome — adjective a) Bold; willing to take risks; adventurous. b) Potentially hazardous; risky. Syn: daring Ant: cautious, timid …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 venturesome — Synonyms and related words: adventuresome, adventurous, aggressive, aleatory, ambitious, audacious, bold, brave, chancy, courageous, daredevil, daring, determined, dicey, doughty, driving, dynamic, enterprising, experimental, fearless, foolhardy …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 venturesome — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. daring, enterprising; hazardous, dangerous. See courage, danger. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. risky, daring, adventurous; see brave 1 , rash . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. daring, risky, chancy …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 venturesome — ven|ture|some [ˈventʃəsəm US tʃər ] adj formal willing to take risks = ↑daring …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 venturesome — ven|ture|some [ ventʃərsəm ] adjective FORMAL willing to take risks …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 venturesome — ven·ture·some || ventʃə(r)sÉ™m adj. open to taking risks; willing to experience new things; risky, dangerous …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 venturesome — adjective willing to take risks or embark on difficult or unusual courses of action. Derivatives venturesomely adverb venturesomeness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 venturesome — a. Adventurous, daring, intrepid, bold, courageous, venturous, enterprising, doughty, fearless …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 venturesome — adj 1. adventurous, adventuresome, enterprising, daring, bold, audacious; doughty, courageous, gallant, chivalrous; valorous, valiant, brave, heroic; undaunted, dauntless, intrepid, fearless; game, spirited, plucky, Inf. spunky, of sporting… …

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