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temerarious Syllabification: tem·er·ar·i·ous
Pronunciation: /ˌteməˈrerēəs/

Definition of temerarious in English:


Reckless; rash.
Example sentences
  • You're quite right, Jedburgh, I cannot pretend to understand your motives in embarking on such a… temerarious endeavour,’ I snapped, folding my arms crossly.
  • What you did tonight was half-witted and temerarious.
  • I have confessed myself a temerarious theologian, and in that passage from boyhood to manhood I ranged widely in my search for some permanently satisfying Truth.


Mid 16th century: from Latin temerarius (from temere 'rashly') + -ous.

Words that rhyme with temerarious

Aquarius, calcareous, Darius, denarius, gregarious, hilarious, multifarious, nefarious, omnifarious, precarious, Sagittarius, senarius, Stradivarius, various, vicarious

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