An adventure is an exciting experience that is typically a bold, sometimes risky, undertaking. Adventures may be activities with some potential for physical danger such as traveling, exploring, skydiving, mountain climbing, scuba diving, river rafting or participating in extreme sports. The term also broadly refers to any enterprise that is potentially fraught with physical, financial or psychological risk, such as a business venture, or other major life undertakings.
The word adventuress can mean a female who enjoys or partakes in adventures, but (particularly in older literature) it can also have the negative connotation of one who schemes for material advancement by the use her sexuality; a gold digger As an instance of the latter the Oxford English Dictionary cites "Our Adventuress had the pickings of a few Feathers from an old Gentleman who fell in Love with her".
Inclined to adventure; willing to incur risks; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring.
Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash.
Bold; willing to take risks; adventurous.
Potentially hazardous; risky.
willing to take risks or to try out new methods, ideas, or experiences
"an adventurous traveller"
involving new ideas or methods
"they wanted more adventurous meals"
full of excitement
"my life couldn't be more adventurous"
Inclined to adventure; willing to incur hazard; prone to embark in hazardous enterprise; rashly daring; - applied to persons.
Full of hazard; attended with risk; exposing to danger; requiring courage; rash; - applied to acts; as, an adventurous undertaking, deed, song.
Inclined to venture; not loth to run risk or danger; venturous; bold; daring; adventurous; as, a venturesome boy or act.
willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises;
"the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"
involving risk or danger;
"skydiving is a hazardous sport"
"extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"
"a venturesome journey in wintertime"
"a venturous enterprise"
willing to try new things and take risks;
"there is a new venturesome spirit among young people today"
disposed to venture or take risks;
"audacious visions of the total conquest of space"
"an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"
"the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"
"a venturesome investor"
"a venturous spirit"
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