adventurism

[ad-ven-chuh-riz-uh m]

noun

defiance or disregard of accepted standards of behavior.
rash or irresponsible policies, methods, or actions, especially in political or international affairs.

Nearby words

  1. adventure racing,
  2. adventure tourism,
  3. adventurer,
  4. adventuresome,
  5. adventuress,
  6. adventurist,
  7. adventurous,
  8. adverb,
  9. adverb clause,
  10. adverbial

Origin of adventurism

1835–45; adventure + -ism, as translation of Russian avantyurízm

Related formsad·ven·tur·ist, nounad·ven·tur·is·tic, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for adventuristic

adventurism

noun

recklessness, esp in politics and finance
Derived Formsadventurist, noun

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