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Adventurousness  n.  The quality or state of being adventurous; daring; venturesomeness.

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"Adventurousness" Quotes from Famous Books

... is a page of the peculiar doubt that was as characteristic of her as the quick changes of her eyes. It gives just that pessimistic touch that tempered her valiant adventurousness, that gave a color at last to the ...
— The Passionate Friends • Herbert George Wells

... of the planting of Spanish Christianity within the present boundaries of the United States, it is necessary to depart from the merely chronological order of American church history; for, although the immense adventurousness of Spanish explorers by sea and land had, early in the sixteenth century, made known to Christendom the coasts and harbors of the Californias, the beginnings of settlement and missions on that Pacific coast date from so late as 1769. At this period the method of such work ...
— A History of American Christianity • Leonard Woolsey Bacon

Words linked to "Adventurousness" :   hardihood, daring, venturesomeness, adventurous

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