from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Involvement in risky enterprises without regard to proper procedures and possible consequences, especially the reckless intervention by a nation in the affairs of another nation or region: "American strategic interests would . . . be even more jeopardized by Soviet adventurism in the Middle East” ( Christopher T. Rand).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. recklessness in politics or foreign affairs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The ways, habits, and schemes of the adventurer or adventuress; the practices, pretenses, or experiences of those who live by their wits.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. recklessness in politics or foreign affairs


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From adventure +‎ -ism.



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