Synonyms for adventurous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ad-ven-cher-uhs
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈvɛn tʃər əs

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Définition of adventurous

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "hazardous" (also "occurring by chance," late 14c.), from Old French aventuros "chance, accidental, fortuitous;" of persons, "devoted to adventure" (Modern French aventureux), from aventure (see adventure (n.)). Sense evolution is through "rash, risk-taking" (c.1400), "daring, fond of adventure" (mid-15c.).
  • adj daring, risk-taking
Example sentences :
  • He was Pepsy's steady comrade and the partner of all her adventurous escapades.
  • Extract from : « Pee-wee Harris » by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • No adventurous step had ever since the day they were created pierced beyond them.
  • Extract from : « Imogen » by William Godwin
  • So saying he hurled the adventurous Frenchman half down the corridor.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • No one but an adventurous traveller can know the luxury of sleep.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • Certainly, in his long and adventurous career Bismarck was often close to death.
  • Extract from : « Blood and Iron » by John Hubert Greusel
  • Esther had strangely never noted this adventurous way of entering.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • Of all these nations it was the Phenicians who were the most adventurous.
  • Extract from : « A Short History of Spain » by Mary Platt Parmele
  • The least eventful of lives would be adventurous if placed alongside of mine.
  • Extract from : « Sir Jasper Carew » by Charles James Lever
  • I have told you that the adventurous spirit is not my strongest characteristic.
  • Extract from : « Luttrell Of Arran » by Charles James Lever
  • Here it was that Quesada, the adventurous Spaniard, had sought this treasure.
  • Extract from : « The Web of the Golden Spider » by Frederick Orin Bartlett

Antonyms for adventurous

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