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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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How to use adventurous in a sentence?

  1. Sarah Palin:

    As any adventurous Alaskan knows, while you may be down, you’re never out.

  2. Marieke Witjes:

    Going into Africa is still a little bit adventurous in a way, compared to, for example, Asia, which has mega-cities and plenty of shopping malls, that's why a lot of international players are still kind of fearful about putting their money into Africa.

  3. Victoria Mendoza:

    This is a great way to meet people and to be adventurous by exploring a new environment, it's also a great way to incorporate fitness into your travel.

  4. Brian Wansink:

    These findings are important to dieters because they show that promoting adventurous eating may provide a way for people– especially women– to lose or maintain weight without feeling restricted by a strict diet, instead of sticking with the same boring salad, start by adding something new.

  5. Stephen Chen:

    The landscapes in Taiwan are extremely diverse ... and cyclists get to see so many different sceneries (when biking Route No.1), from mountains to plains, ocean views and high mountains -- like Dayuling -- the views attract numerous adventurous cyclists to (take on the) challenge.

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