Definition of Adventurism

1. Noun. Recklessness in politics or foreign affairs.

Generic synonyms: Foolhardiness, Rashness, Recklessness



Definition of Adventurism

1. Noun. The behaviour of an adventurer; risk-taking. (defdate from 19th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (politics) The taking of excessive risks by a government in their political, economic or foreign affairs. (defdate from 20th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adventurism

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Literary usage of Adventurism

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1. Weaving the Net: Conditional Engagement with China by James Shinn (1996)
"... aimed at discouraging Chinese military adventurism by making the cost of such adventurism unacceptably high to the decisionmakers in Beijing. ..."

2. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
""Ballooning in France and Britain, 1783-1786: Aerostation and adventurism." Isis 75 (1984): 249-68. Gillispie, Charles Coulston. "Laplace, Pierre- Simon ..."

3. NATO's Future: Toward a New Transatlantic Bargain by Stanley R. Sloan (1995)
"... in developing economic ties and political bonds that will both ensure cooperative relations with Third World nations and discourage Soviet adventurism. ..."

4. The Anschluss Movement, 1918-1919, and the Paris Peace Conference by Alfred D. Low (1974)
"Bernstein was as opposed to German adventurism in the German Bohemian question as in the German Austrian question. "All violent attempts going beyond the ..."

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