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- n. The degree or quality of being venturesome.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The property of being venturesome.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of being adventurous
So yes, there is inevitably some decline in venturesomeness.
Before going ahead an entrepreneur has to foresee an adequate presence of Nelson-Phelps managers and, similarly, Bhidé consumers with the education and venturesomeness required to weigh, judge and operate the new product or method.
In fact, the venturesomeness of consumers has nourished unimaginable advances in our standard of living and created invaluable human capital that is often ignored.
The salient value of the innovator is venturesomeness, due to a desire for the rash, the daring, and the risky.
The innovators who adopt an innovation first have a very low threshold for adoption, attributable to their venturesomeness.
Maupertuis, as has been said, was courageous and venturesome, and this venturesomeness being uncorrected by the severe discipline of a large body of accurate positive knowledge, such as Clairaut and Lagrange possessed, led him into some worse than equivocal speculation.
Innovators have more favorable attitudes toward new ideas this is venturesomeness and so communication messages about innovations face less resistance.
All over the globe we find wonder-tales of childhood, stories of the great deeds of children, whose venturesomeness has saved whole communities from destruction, whose heroism has rid the world of giants and monsters of every sort, whose daring travels and excursions into lands or skies unknown have resulted in the great increase of human knowledge and the advancement of culture and civilization.
For a safe mediocrity is indeed praised, but a bold venturesomeness is also admired.
Sometimes a "dare line" is drawn a few feet in front of each home goal, which challenges the opponents to a special thrill of venturesomeness.
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