adventurousness adventurousness


  • (n) the trait of being adventurous


  1. Waugh's hero ghost is ratlike, inexorably likable Basil Seal, the flower of British adventurousness degraded to magenta.
  2. Trendiness aside, there is a limit to the adventurousness of American taste.
  3. The revelation of the show, which combines work from his first collection to his very latest, is its restless response to convention, its adventurousness about shape.



  1. Thomas says he's "excited about the talent, variety and adventurousness of the musicians."
    on Mar 3, 2009 By: Michael Tilson Thomas Source:

  2. "During the 8.10 cycle we will be venturing into interesting new territory, and we'll need the rugged adventurousness of a mountain goat to navigate tricky terrain," Shuttleworth explained in his posting announcing the upcoming release. "Our...
    on Mar 3, 2008 By: Mark Shuttleworth Source: IT Jungle

  3. "The esthetic variety and adventurousness on the part of the judges comes out of Scott Griffin's vision and leadership," says Robert Hass, a former US poet laureate and one of the award's seven trustees. "We've tried to represent as wide a...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Robert Hass Source: Toronto Star

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