- defiance or disregard of accepted standards of behavior.
- rash or irresponsible policies, methods, or actions, especially in political or international affairs.
Origin of adventurism
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Examples from the Web for adventurism
And his adventurism may already have cost the Russian economy about $40 billion.Flex Muscle Spending Has Left Putin’s Russia in an Economic Freeze Frame
April 11, 2014
Seeking to consolidate and expand their authority, these statelets may face incentives for adventurism.The U.S.’s ‘Yadda, Yadda, Yadda’ Doctrine for Syria
September 15, 2013
- recklessness, esp in politics and finance
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