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Definition of the noun adventurism

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noun - plural: adventurisms

  1. recklessness in politics or foreign affairs


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Adventurism is a pejorative term referring to politics or activism that involves reckless or irresponsible behavior or conduct pursued only in the interest of excitement. Adventurism is often used as a criticism against some government's policies. Countries pursuing foreign wars of dubious merit or which have little chance of success have often been accused of adventurism by opponents.

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Google previewA History of Women Philosophers (1995)

Volume IV: Contemporary Women Philosophers, 1900-Today by M.E. Waithe

But what prevents the archetype of the adventurer, for example, from being the ethical hero points to an important element in Beauvoir's ethics, and that is that, in Beauvoir's judgment, adventurism is a form of solipsism. Beauvoirian ...

Google previewThe Route And The Ruse - some paddle thoughts (2014)

short lyrical prose essays... collected depth perceptions by Eric Lovald

Part of the war debt incurred through hasty military adventurism is a deficit in security which cannot ...

Google previewThe Revolution of Hope (2011)

by Erich Fromm

Neither tired reformism nor pseudo-radical adventurism is an expression of hope. To hope means to be ready at every moment for that which is not yet born, and yet not become desperate if there is no birth in our lifetime. There is no sense in ...

Google previewIntroduction to International Political Economy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adventurism is a pejorative referring to politics or activism that involves reckless or irresponsible behavior or conduct pursued only in the interest of excitement. Adventurism is often used as a criticism against some government's policies.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Geomorphology (2013)

by Andrew Goudie

The scientific study of deserts and desert landforms had its origins in the latter half of the nineteenth century driven by many external and internal forces including imperialism, colonialism, military adventurism, romance as well as the desire to ...

Google previewKGB Lexicon (2013)

The Soviet Intelligence Officers Handbook by Vasili Mitrokhin

It is 'characterised by extreme reaction, adventurism, deviousness anddisregard forthe norms oflaw, ethicsand moralitycombined with theuseofthe latest scientific andtechnological devices and sophisticated methodsand approaches'.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of North-East India (2007)

by Col Ved Prakash

If nature abhors vacuum, so do the powerful neighbours; so by the early 13th century, it was tempting enough for them to try adventurism in Kamarupa. If the Shans entered from the East, the Muslims did from the West. The 13th century was ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Modern Italy (2007)

by Mark Gilbert, Robert K. Nilsson

” Moneta strongly opposed Italy's colonial adventurism in Libya but ...

Google previewThe Iraq War Encyclopedia (2013)

by Thomas R. Mockaitis

The struggle in contemporary Islam to redefine jihad and detach its meaning from adventurism, martyrdom, and attacks on Muslim governments as well as Westerners is one of the most significant challenges at this time in history. Richard M.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Of Professopnal Education (10 Vol.) (2003)

by B.R. Sinha

This alienation between elitist legality and the lower brackets of the community, is manifested in the syndrome of demonstrations, direct action and violent adventurism. Direct action, draped in the ochre robes of satyagraha, red tunic of gherao ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Science Fiction in Literature (2014)

by M. Keith Booker

examines American military adventurism in a Latin American setting that is clearly inspired both by recent Latin American ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Arab-Israeli Conflict (2015)

by P R. Kumaraswamy

In the early stages of the Second Lebanon War, Saudi Arabia criticized the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah for its “adventurism” in the kidnapping of two Israel Defense Forces soldiers that led to the conflict. However, the ability of Hezbollah ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

sovereign, superior, supreme imperial distance mileage imperialism acquisitiveness, adventurism, colonialism, empire-building, expansionism imperial land-measure acre imperial ruler emperor imperial Russian ruler czar, tsar imperil bare, ...

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Video shows what adventurism means. The behaviour of an adventurer, risk-taking.. The taking of excessive risks by a government in their political, economic or ...

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