Adventurous vs Adventuresome what difference

what is difference between Adventurous and Adventuresome

English

Etymology

From Middle English aventurous, aunterous, auntrous, from Old French aventuros (whence French aventureux).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ædˈvɛn.tʃɚ.ʌs/

Adjective

adventurous (comparative more adventurous, superlative most adventurous)

  1. (of a person) Inclined to adventure; willing to take risks; prone to embark on hazardous enterprises; daring.
  2. (of an act or product) Full of risks; risky; liable to be in danger; requiring courage; rash.

Synonyms

  • (inclined to adventure): enterprising, daring, dareful, venturesome, on the go, restless,
  • (full of hazard): rash, foolhardy, presumptuous, hazardous, venturesome

Antonyms

  • (inclined to adventure): nervous
  • (full of hazard): safe

Derived terms

  • adventurously
  • adventurousness

Related terms

  • adventure
  • adventurer
  • adventuresome
  • adventurism

Translations



English

Etymology

adventure +‎ -some

Adjective

adventuresome (comparative more adventuresome, superlative most adventuresome)

  1. Prone to, or willing to undertake, adventures; daring or bold.

Translations


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