temerarious

[ tem-uh-rair-ee-uh s ]
/ ˌtɛm əˈrɛər i əs /

adjective

reckless; rash.

Nearby words

  1. tema,
  2. temaki,
  3. temazepam,
  4. temblor,
  5. temenus,
  6. temerity,
  7. temesvár,
  8. temin,
  9. temin, howard martin,
  10. temirtau

Origin of temerarious

1525–35; < Latin temerārius, equivalent to temer(e) blindly, heedlessly + -ārius -ary

Related formstem·er·ar·i·ous·ly, adverbtem·er·ar·i·ous·ness, noun

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Word Origin and History for temerarious

temerarious

adj.

1530s, from Latin temerarius "fortuitous, rash," from temere "blindly, rashly" (see temerity). Related: Temerariously; temerariousness.

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