defiance or disregard of accepted standards of behavior.
rash or irresponsible policies, methods, or actions, especially in political or international affairs.
- ad·ven·tur·ist, noun
- ad·ven·tur·is·tic, adjective
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How to use adventurism in a sentence
The president is facing criticism over his handling of the pandemic, and of adventurism that has committed Turkish troops on several fronts while the economy is in shambles.The 'Badass Chief of Staff' of Turkey's Opposition Faces Years in Jail After Challenging Erdogan's Power. She's Not Backing Down | Joseph Hincks / Istanbul | February 24, 2021 | Time
That resistance to foreign adventurism helped propel him to the presidency and keep him there.
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 | Daniel Gross | April 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Seeking to consolidate and expand their authority, these statelets may face incentives for adventurism.The U.S.’s ‘Yadda, Yadda, Yadda’ Doctrine for Syria | Jeremy Shapiro | September 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for adventurism
recklessness, esp in politics and finance
- adventurist, noun
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