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temerarious

Line breaks: tem¦er|ari¦ous
Pronunciation: /ˌtɛməˈrɛːrɪəs
 
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Definition of temerarious in English:

adjective

literary
Reckless; rash: a young officer of a brave and even temerarious disposition
More 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.

Origin

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

Derivatives

temerariousness

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noun

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