adventurous


adjective

  1. inclined or willing to engage in adventures; enjoying adventures.
  2. full of risk; requiring courage; hazardous: an adventurous undertaking.

adjective

  1. Also: adventuresome daring or enterprising
  2. dangerous; involving risk
adj.

mid-14c., “hazardous” (also “occurring by chance,” late 14c.), from Old French aventuros “chance, accidental, fortuitous;” of persons, “devoted to adventure” (Modern French aventureux), from aventure (see adventure (n.)). Sense evolution is through “rash, risk-taking” (c.1400), “daring, fond of adventure” (mid-15c.).

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