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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-ven-cher-uh s]
    • /ædˈvɛn tʃər əs/
    • /əd.ˈven.tʃə.rə.snəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-ven-cher-uh s]
    • /ædˈvɛn tʃər əs/

Definitions of adventurousness word

  • noun adventurousness the quality of being adventurous 3
  • adjective adventurousness inclined or willing to engage in adventures; enjoying adventures. 1
  • adjective adventurousness full of risk; requiring courage; hazardous: an adventurous undertaking. 1
  • noun adventurousness The quality of being adventurous. 1

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Origin of adventurousness

First appearance:

before 1300
One of the 15% oldest English words
1300-50; Middle English < Middle French

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Parts of speech for Adventurousness


adventurousness popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 69% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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Synonyms for adventurousness

noun adventurousness

  • boldness — not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring: a bold hero.
  • daredeviltry — reckless daring; venturesome boldness.
  • audacious — Someone who is audacious takes risks in order to achieve something.
  • recklessness — utterly unconcerned about the consequences of some action; without caution; careless (usually followed by of): to be reckless of danger.
  • audacity — Audacity is audacious behaviour.

Antonyms for adventurousness

noun adventurousness

  • cowardice — Cowardice is cowardly behaviour.
  • humility — the quality or condition of being humble; modest opinion or estimate of one's own importance, rank, etc.
  • carefulness — cautious in one's actions: Be careful when you cross the street.
  • timidity — lacking in self-assurance, courage, or bravery; easily alarmed; timorous; shy.

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