The rashness of such a plan it is more easy for one to establish than two to deny.
These were the men who in their folly had loosened the waters and died of their rashness.
The Burgundians taxed him with rashness in no measured terms.
His very embarrassment, however, drove him into rashness, as often happens.
Then all men knew and wondered at the daring, and, as some thought, the rashness of this movement.
He who has lived as I have lived, and suffered what I have suffered, must have been long since cured of rashness.
The earl of Essex was but thirty-four years of age, when his rashness, imprudence, and violence brought him to this untimely end.
His courage was still as high as ever, but the first symptoms of rashness had vanished.
The resolution, as a whole, may have been a rash one, but there was no rashness displayed in the carrying out of its details.
"Oh, its safety lay in its rashness," said the widow coldly.
late 14c., "nimble, quick, vigorous" (early 14c. as a surname), a Scottish and northern word, perhaps from Old English -ræsc (cf. ligræsc "flash of lightning") or one of its Germanic cognates, from Proto-Germanic *raskuz (cf. Middle Low German rasch, Middle Dutch rasc "quick, swift," German rasch "quick, fast"). Related to Old English horsc "quick-witted." Sense of "reckless, impetuous, heedless of consequences" is attested from c.1500. Related: Rashly; rashness.
"eruption of small red spots on skin," 1709, perhaps from French rache "a sore" (Old French rasche "rash, scurf"), from Vulgar Latin *rasicare "to scrape" (also source of Old Provençal rascar, Spanish rascar "to scrape, scratch," Italian raschina "itch"), from Latin rasus "scraped," past participle of radere "to scrape" (see raze). The connecting notion would be of itching. Figurative sense of "any sudden outbreak or proliferation" first recorded 1820.
A skin eruption.