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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of giving little thought to danger.

Usage examples (35)
  • Some of the students, however, blamed Helmar for what they termed his foolhardiness in interfering.
  • A British commander and might be said to be characteristic of the dash and so-called "foolhardiness" of the British soldier, accustomed to
  • What once was eager bravery was now foolhardiness.
  • There is nothing equal to the foolhardiness of youth. for more
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