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Definition of "adventuresome" []

  • Disposed to engage in risky activities or enterprises. See Synonyms at adventurous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "adventuresome" in a sentence
  • "Shane Ratliff, a median kind of guy with a median Ruby, South Carolina income of 40 k a year, more or less, was "free to choose" without the benefit of Lesar's extra $39,960,000 as a disincentive to "adventuresome" living."
  • "While I still think detailed mechanics for fighting can be done right and still have a "adventuresome" feel to them, there is nothing better suited to killing the sense of heroic adventure than having a vital artery severed and find your PC slowly bleeding out, or a blow to the knee that cripples your PC for months."
  • "He liked to talk about his rouet (ph), that is men worthy of being broken on the wheel, they were so immoral, but there ` s a new tone to society, not just of libertinism but of pleasure-seeking, and a kind of adventuresome spirit in taking intellectual risks."