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Synonyms for adventurous
ædˈvɛn tʃər əsad·ven·tur·ous

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  1. adventurousadjective

    Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.

    restless, dareful, venturesome, enterprising, daring, on the go


  2. adventurousadjective

    Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash.

    rash, presumptuous, foolhardy, hazardous


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adventurous

    The adventurous man goes in quest of danger; the bold man stands out and faces danger or censure; the brave man combines confidence with resolution in presence of danger; the chivalrous man puts himself in peril for others' protection. The daring step out to defy danger; the dauntless will not flinch before anything that may come to them; the doughty will give and take limitless hard knocks. The adventurous find something romantic in dangerous enterprises; the venturesome may be simply heedless, reckless, or ignorant. All great explorers have been adventurous; children, fools, and criminals are venturesome. The fearless and intrepid possess unshaken nerves in any place of danger. Courageous is more than brave, adding a moral element: the courageous man steadily encounters perils to which he may be keenly sensitive, at the call of duty; the gallant are brave in a dashing, showy, and splendid way; the valiant not only dare great dangers, but achieve great results; the heroic are nobly daring and dauntless, truly chivalrous, sublimely courageous. Compare FORTITUDE.

    bold, brave, chivalric, chivalrous, courageous, daring, dauntless, doughty, fearless, gallant, heroic, intrepid, undaunted, undismayed, valiant, venturesome

    afraid, cowardly, cringing, faint-hearted, fearful, frightened, pusillanimous, shrinking, timid, timorous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. adventurous

    bold, brave, daring, enterprising, courageous, gallant, fearless, venturesome, rash, chivalrous, hazardous

    timid, unenterprising, inadventurous, cowardly, nervous, hesitating, cautious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adventurous, adventuresomeadjective

    willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises

    "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"


    unadventurous, safe

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. adventurousadjective

    bold, daring, courageous, venturesome, venturous, chivalrous, doughty, enterprising

  2. adventurousadjective

    rash, reckless, precipitate, headlong, foolhardy, full of hazard

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. adventurousadjective

    adventuresome, temerarious, venturous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "adventurous":

    bold, daring, adventure, audacious

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  1. Michael Stratton:

    Cassie meant so much to so many, and everything to me, hearts around the world are breaking as friends and family accept the loss of a bright and kind soul with an adventurous spirit. That spirit now lives in all our hearts as we will forever remember the love she gave and keep her memory alive in stories that make us laugh and smile.

  2. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    I gave myself to her, but she sold me to fulfill her appetite for adventurous lust.

  3. Jeff Cavins:

    We have seen all types of people searching for adventurous experiences, and it validates that RVs are a better way to have an adventure when you’re traveling and want to be fully immersed in the experience of the open road and destinations.

  4. Tatum Morell family:

    Tate was a fiercely independent, adventurous soul who loved the mountains, we find some solace in knowing she passed in a place she loved.

  5. Ananath Baral:

    Over one-third of the tourists who come to Nepal to visit protected areas want to come here for wildlife sightseeing and adventurous jungle safaris.

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