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Synonyms for adventurousædˈvɛn tʃər əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. adventurous, adventuresome(adj)

    willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises

    "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"

    adventuresome, adventurous

    unadventurous, safe


  1. adventurous(adjective)

    Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.

    restless, dareful, venturesome, enterprising, daring, on the go


  2. adventurous(adjective)

    Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash.

    rash, presumptuous, foolhardy, hazardous


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adventurous

    The adventurous man goes in quest of danger; the bold man stands out and faces danger or censure; the brave man combines confidence with resolution in presence of danger; the chivalrous man puts himself in peril for others' protection. The daring step out to defy danger; the dauntless will not flinch before anything that may come to them; the doughty will give and take limitless hard knocks. The adventurous find something romantic in dangerous enterprises; the venturesome may be simply heedless, reckless, or ignorant. All great explorers have been adventurous; children, fools, and criminals are venturesome. The fearless and intrepid possess unshaken nerves in any place of danger. Courageous is more than brave, adding a moral element: the courageous man steadily encounters perils to which he may be keenly sensitive, at the call of duty; the gallant are brave in a dashing, showy, and splendid way; the valiant not only dare great dangers, but achieve great results; the heroic are nobly daring and dauntless, truly chivalrous, sublimely courageous. Compare FORTITUDE.

    bold, brave, chivalric, chivalrous, courageous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, heroic, intrepid, undaunted, undismayed, valiant, venturesome

    afraid, cowardly, cringing, faint-hearted, fearful, frightened, pusillanimous, shrinking, timid, timorous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adventurous(a.)

    bold, daring, courageous, venturesome, venturous, chivalrous, doughty, enterprising

  2. adventurous(a.)

    rash, reckless, precipitate, headlong, foolhardy, full of hazard

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List of paraphrases:

bold, daring, adventure, audacious

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