foolhardice

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Etymology[edit]

From foolhardy, with suffix modelled on cowardice.

Noun[edit]

foolhardice (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Foolhardiness.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.iv:
      Fly therefore, fly this fearefull stead anon, / Least thy foolhardize worke thy sad confusion.