temerarious

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

adjective

reckless; rash.

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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temerarious


adj.

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

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