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Definition of the noun adventurousness

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noun - plural: adventurousnesses

  1. the trait of being adventurous

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Google previewFraser's Magazine (1879)

Adventurousness is the first element in successful colonisation. Until the attack upon Shere Ali, it might almost have been said that no colonial war was ever undertaken without the first aggressive step being taken by some English settlement.

Google previewEffective Speaking (2002)

Communicating in Speech by Christopher Turk

Persuade them that innovation has been a habit, that excellence is a habit, that adventurousness is a habit for this particular group or organization. If we can see that habit is only a way of satisfying our needs we can use it on our side.

Google previewIn the Middle of a Journey (2013)

Readings in Unitarian Universalist Faith Development by Richard S. Gilbert

Adventurousness is a way which encourages the risking of new experiences and new ways of perceiving and acting in search of fulfillment in the world. In the experience of Unitarian Universalists, each of these, as a way of being with each ...

Google previewExistential and Spiritual Issues in Death Attitudes (2013)

by Adrian Tomer, Grafton T. Eliason, Paul T. P. Wong

Adventurousness is a form of achieving meaning by means of risky activities, excitement, and heroic intensities (Maddi, 1988; see also Yalom, 1980). People who experience these states may withdraw from engagement with life by becoming a ...

Google previewFraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1879)

Adventurousness is the first element in successful colonisation. Until the attack upon Shere Ali, it might almost have been said that no colonial war was ever undertaken without the first aggressive step being taken by some English settlement.

Google previewImagination, Understanding, and the Virtue of Liberality (1996)

by David L. Norton

Adolescent Exploration Adolescent adventurousness is the exploration of possibilities for the self, and it is a necessary condition of soundness in the life- shaping choices that decide the course of each person's adulthood. As 70 Chapter Three.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language. To which are added, a Vocabulary of Scripture Proper Names, and a concise Classical Dictionary (1847)

by Robert SULLIVAN (LL.D.)

Adventurousness, s. quality of being adventurous. Adven'turously, ad. boldly, hazardously. Ad'verb, s. that part of speech which is put with a verb, &c. to qualify or modify the meaning. Adverbial ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Writers, 19th and 20th Centuries (2009)

by Christine L. Krueger

In this work the scholar Glen Cavaliero detects a persistent theme of Warner's: the tragic tug-of-war “between romantic adventurousness that has nowhere to go, and acceptance of one's lot which ends up in stagnation.” The True Heart (1929), ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)

A Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics by Richard Schulz

But contemporary personality psychologists understand introversion as the opposite of extraversion—a broad dimension of personality traits that include sociability, adventurousness, as- sertiveness, activity, and cheerfulness. In this sense, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Writers, 1800 to the Present (2009)

by George Stade, Karen Karbiener

In this work the scholar Glen Cavaliero detects a persistent theme of Warner's: the tragic tug-of-war “between romantic adventurousness that has nowhere to go, and acceptance of one's lot which ends up in stagnation.” The True Heart (1929), ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development (2012)

Psychology, Human development by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Adventurousness, Assertiveness, Sociability, Energetic, Composed, Interest in Sex, and Cheerfulness. Caregiver:...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V. S. Matyushenkov

Canadian English lacks the roustabout adventurousness of American English R. McRum, W. Cran, R. McNeil. rout/ put sb. to rout Br. defeat sb. thoroughly. rout cakeBr. cake for routs. route Am. 1. /Br., Aus.round/ a deliveryround ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2V4E1N1T1U1R1O1U1S1N1E1S1S1

The value of this 15-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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