When the balance hangs in doubt between the adventurousness of vanity and the frigidity of fear, ever incline to the latter side.
He is a little too effusive, a little too self-conscious in his adventurousness.
While his adventurousness was conquest, hers, it was only too manifest, was brigandage.
I knew it from her insecure temperament, her adventurousness, her needs.
What has not man effected by the boldness of his conceptions and the adventurousness of his spirit?
You know less of the adventurousness of love than I should have suspected.
Fletcher was a bold and skilful swimmer, and on at least two occasions his adventurousness nearly cost him his life.
His one defect was his want of a boy's adventurousness, and his disinclination to out-door sports and exercises.
Many of the trade-routes surprise us by the length and adventurousness of their course.
The goldfield cyclist, however, is a reckless individual, and rarely counts the cost of his adventurousness.
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.).