Definition of Adventuresome

1. Adjective. Willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises. "The risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"




Definition of Adventuresome

1. a. Full of risk; adventurous; venturesome.

Definition of Adventuresome

1. Adjective. Prone to, or willing to undertake, adventures; daring or bold. ¹

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Definition of Adventuresome

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adventuresome

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advents
adventual
adventure
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adventureful
adventureless
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adventuresome (current term)
adventuresomely
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Literary usage of Adventuresome

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1. Notes and Queries: Historical, Biographical and Genealogical, Relating by Pennsylvania State Library, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania State Library, Harrisburg (1898)
"... and adventuresome, and entertained a genuine hatred of British rule, which was abundantly shown by their military service in the cause of liberty. ..."

2. Norway: Its People, Products, and Institutions by John Bowden (1867)
"... AN adventuresome BLACKSMITH—THE PASS OF KRINGLEN AN AFFECTING INCIDENT—THE LAKES OF NORWAY. NORWAY is divided into five stifts, or provinces; ..."

3. The Bookman (1906)
"The adventuresome Means pranced off to bed in the stable below the Albergo Reale, the landlord assuring us of its perfect safety since his wife slept there, ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"adventuresome, (ad-ven'-tur-sum) a. The same with adventurous. ... (ad-ven'-tnr- sum-ness) ns The quality of being adventuresome. ..."

5. The Writings in Prose and Verse of Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling (1903)
"You begin at the bottom left-hand corner and follow the little arrows all about, and then you come quite round again to where the adventuresome people went ..."

6. Colonial Government: An Introduction to the Study of Colonial Institutions by Paul Samuel Reinsch, Richard Theodore Ely (1902)
"After a century of domestic development, of European warfare and struggle, the family of nations has been completed, and again adventuresome men go abroad ..."

7. The philology of the English tongue by John Earle (1880)
"And now at once, adventuresome, I send My herald thought into a wilderness. John Keats, Endymion. darksome. Darksome nicht comes down.—Robert Burns. ..."

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