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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-ven-cher-suh m]
    • /ædˈvɛn tʃər səm/
    • /ədˈven·tʃər·əs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-ven-cher-suh m]
    • /ædˈvɛn tʃər səm/

Definitions of adventuresome word

  • adjective adventuresome Adventuresome means the same as adventurous. 3
  • adjective adventuresome involving adventure and risk 3
  • adjective adventuresome willing to take risks; adventurous 3
  • adjective adventuresome bold; daring; adventurous. 1
  • noun adventuresome Given to adventures or to running risks; adventurous. 1
  • adjective adventuresome willing to undertake risky activities 1

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Origin of adventuresome

First appearance:

before 1725
One of the 49% newest English words
First recorded in 1725-35; adventure + -some1

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Adventuresome


adventuresome popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 55% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adventuresome usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for adventuresome

adj adventuresome

  • audacious — Someone who is audacious takes risks in order to achieve something.
  • bold — Bold lines or designs are drawn in a clear, strong way.
  • brave — Someone who is brave is willing to do things which are dangerous, and does not show fear in difficult or dangerous situations.
  • courageous — Someone who is courageous shows courage.
  • daredevil — Daredevil people enjoy doing physically dangerous things.

adjective adventuresome

  • carefree — A carefree person or period of time doesn't have or involve any problems, worries, or responsibilities.
  • adventurous — Someone who is adventurous is willing to take risks and to try new methods. Something that is adventurous involves new things or ideas.

Antonyms for adventuresome

adjective adventuresome

  • unadventurous — inclined or willing to engage in adventures; enjoying adventures.

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