adventurous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English aventurous, aunterous, from Old French aventuros (whence French aventureux)

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Adjective[edit]

adventurous (comparative more adventurous, superlative most adventurous)

  1. (of a person) Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.
  2. (of an act or product) Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash.

Antonyms[edit]

  • (inclined to adventure): nervous
  • (full of hazard): safe

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