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Synonyms for foolhardy
ˈfulˌhɑr di

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Wiktionary

  1. foolhardy(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    rash, reckless, foolish, daring, bold

  2. foolhardy(adjective)

    Marked by unthinking recklessness with disregard for danger; bold but rash; hotheaded

    Synonyms:
    foolish, bold, daring, reckless, rash

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foolhardy, heady, rash, reckless(adj)

    marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences

    "foolhardy enough to try to seize the gun from the hijacker"; "became the fiercest and most reckless of partisans"-Macaulay; "a reckless driver"; "a rash attempt to climb Mount Everest"

    Synonyms:
    rash, heady, wise, reckless, heedless, judicious, intoxicating

    Antonyms:
    timid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foolhardy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    rash, venturous, adventurous, venturesome, reckless, desperate, hot-headed, hot-brained, hair-brained, headlong, precipitate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. foolhardy(a)

    Synonyms:
    daredevil, reckless, rash

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "foolhardy":

    reckless, imprudent, unwise, careless, fearless, feisty

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How to use foolhardy in a sentence?

  1. Eddie Bernice Johnson:

    I would like America to continue to strive to achieve the challenging and inspiring goal of landing astronauts on Mars, and if the Moon is an essential interim step, then I would support going there too, however, I am not prepared to cannibalize the rest of NASA's program or force the agency into taking foolhardy risks or making short-sighted plans simply to meet an arbitrary deadline.

  2. Van Beurden:

    It would be somewhat foolhardy to put ourselves in a legal bind by saying these are the targets we will adopt, before we put ourselves at the mercy of a legal challenge, I want to make sure we are doing the right thing first.

  3. Rand Paul:

    I fault Hillary Clinton. I fault President Obama. But I also fault the neoconservatives within my party like Marco Rubio who have been eager for war in Libya, in Syria, in Iraq, and they want a no-fly zone in an airspace where Russia is already flying, it's a foolhardy notion, and people really -- this is the kind of stepping it up to a debate over who would best be commander in chief that we really need in our country.

  4. Stuart Murray:

    Mills' was a brave move but maybe foolhardy. And shareholders paid the price of it.

  5. Jeffrey Halley:

    Picking [ market ] tops though in this environment, is a hazardous occupation, and only for the brave, very deep-pocketed, or foolhardy.

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