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foolhardy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Foolhardy  \Fool"har`dy\,  a.  [OF.  folhardi  See  {Fool}  idiot,  and 
  {Hardy}.] 
  Daring  without  judgment;  foolishly  adventurous  and  bold. 
  --Howell. 
 
  Syn:  Rash;  venturesome;  venturous;  precipitate;  reckless; 
  headlong;  incautious.  See  {Rash}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  foolhardy 
  adj  :  marked  by  unthinking  boldness;  with  defiant  disregard  for 
  danger  or  consequences;  "foolhardy  enough  to  try  to 
  seize  the  gun  from  the  hijacker";  "became  the  fiercest 
  and  most  reckless  of  partisans"-Macaulay;  "a  reckless 
  driver";  "a  rash  attempt  to  climb  the  World  Trade 
  Center"  [syn:  {rash},  {reckless}] 




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