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adventuresomeness

Definitions

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  • n. The state or quality of being adventuresome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being bold and venturesome.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There's the perceived threat of terrorist attacks, the continued loss of civil liberties in the West and especially in the US, the possible disruption of oil supplies, and at some point that "piper" waiting to be repaid for years of financial profligacy in the US to fund all the "adventuresomeness" and excess stimulus to keep the economy humming.

    What the price of gold may be telling us

  • I think courage, intellectual adventuresomeness ...

    The Justice from Beacon Hill

  • The very opposite of the girl who is misunderstood and undervalued because of her shyness, is the girl who, because of her boldness and independence, her carelessness of speech, hilarity and adventuresomeness is misunderstood.

    The Girl and Her Religion

  • The martial spirit of Pandita Hutuktu was very unwelcome to the Council of Lamas, who protested against the adventuresomeness of this "Living God."

    Beasts, Men and Gods

  • He felt a longing for the extraordinary, for the original, for the adventuresomeness of artistic youth; and political master of a county, heir of a feudal dominion virtually, he nevertheless would read the name of any writer or painter whatsoever with the superstitious respect of a rustic churl.

    The Torrent Entre Naranjos

  • All of them have genuine interest of plot, a hearty, breezy spirit of youth and adventuresomeness which will captivate the special audience they are addressed to, and will also charm older people.

    Cinderella And Other Stories

  • We felt that every element of danger was eliminated by the coolness and dexterity of our conductors, yet the sense of hazard and adventuresomeness was there!

    The Roof of France

  • There was energy, a certain adventuresomeness about the day.

    Extra! Extra!

  • Our solidarity, adventuresomeness and aplomb are the acknowledgment to the blackmail of terror ", it was hosted by actress-activist Nandita Das and directed by one-film old Feroz Abbas Khan.

    The News is NowPublic.com - NowPublic.com: The News is Now Public

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