Rashness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Rashness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ rashness
rashness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ temerity
temerity
want of caution
imprudence
indiscretion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ overconfidence
overconfidence
presumption
audacity
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ precipitancy
precipitancy
precipitation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ impetuosity
impetuosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ levity
levity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ foolhardihood
foolhardihood
foolhardiness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ heedlessness
heedlessness
thoughtlessness
&c.(inattention) 458
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ carelessness
carelessness
&c.(neglect) 460
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ desperation
desperation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ Quixotism
Quixotism
knight-errantry
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fire eating
fire eating
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ gaming
gaming
gambling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ blind bargain
blind bargain
leap in the dark
fool's paradise
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ too many eggs in one basket
too many eggs in one basket
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ desperado
desperado
rashling
madcap
daredevil
Hotspur
fire eater
bully
bravo
Hector
scapegrace
enfant perdu
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ Don Quixote
Don Quixote
knight-errant
Icarus
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ adventurer
adventurer
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gambler
gambler
gamester
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ dynamitard
dynamitard
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ boomer
boomer
=>(U.S.)
PARAG:Rashness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be rash
be rash
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ stick at nothing
stick at nothing
play a desperate game
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ run into danger
run into danger
&c. 665
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ play with fire
play with fire
play with edge tools
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ carry too much sail
carry too much sail
sail too near the wind
ride at single anchor
go out of one's depth
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ take a leap in the dark
take a leap in the dark
buy a pig in a poke
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ donner tete baissee
donner tete baissee
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ knock
knock
one's bead against a wall
&c.(be unskillful) 699
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ rush on destruction
rush on destruction
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ kick against the pricks
kick against the pricks
tempt Providence
go on a forlorn hope
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ reckon one's chickens before they are hatched
reckon one's chickens before they are hatched
count one's chickens before they are hatched
reckon without one's host
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ catch at straws
catch at straws
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ trust to a broken reed
trust to a broken reed
lean on a broken reed
PARAG:Rashness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ rash
rash
incautious
indiscreet
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ imprudent
imprudent
improvident
temerarious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ uncalculating
uncalculating
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ heedless
heedless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ careless
careless
&c.(neglectful) 460
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ without ballast
without ballast
heels over head
head over heels
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ giddy
giddy
&c.(inattentive) 458
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wanton
wanton
reckless
wild
madcap
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ desperate
desperate
devil-may-care
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ hot-blooded
hot-blooded
hotheaded
hotbrained
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ headlong
headlong
headstrong
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ breakneck
breakneck
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ foolhardy
foolhardy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ harebrained
harebrained
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ precipitate
precipitate
impulsive
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ overconfident
overconfident
overweening
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ venturesome
venturesome
venturous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ adventurous
adventurous
Quixotic
fire eating
cavalier
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ janty
janty
jaunty
free and easy
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ off one's guard
off one's guard
&c.(inexpectant) 508
PARAG:Rashness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ post haste
post haste
a corps perdu
hand over head
tete baissee
headforemost
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ happen what may
happen what may
come what may

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  • Rashness — Rash ness, n. The quality or state of being rash. [1913 Webster] We offend . . . by rashness, which is an affirming or denying, before we have sufficiently informed ourselves. South. [1913 Webster] Syn: Temerity; foolhardiness; precipitancy;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rashness — index audacity, haste, inconsideration, indiscretion, inexpedience, neglect, temerity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • rashness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Hastiness Nouns 1. rashness, temerity, incautiousness, imprudence, indiscretion, recklessness, folly; overconfidence, audacity, courage, sporting blood; precipitancy, precipitation, impetuosity,… …   English dictionary for students

  • rashness — Ⅰ. rash [1] ► ADJECTIVE ▪ acting or done impetuously, without careful consideration. DERIVATIVES rashly adverb rashness noun. ORIGIN Germanic. Ⅱ. rash [2] …   English terms dictionary

  • rashness — noun see rash II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rashness — See rashly. * * * …   Universalium

  • rashness — noun The quality of state of being rash; inconsiderate or presumptuous haste; headstrong precipitation in decision or action; temerity; unwarranted boldness …   Wiktionary

  • rashness — Synonyms and related words: abruptness, alacrity, expeditiousness, feverishness, furiousness, haste, hastiness, hurriedness, impatience, impetuosity, impetuousness, impulsiveness, overhastiness, precipitance, precipitancy, precipitateness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • rashness — rash·ness || ræʃnɪs n. recklessness, impetuousness, hastiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rashness — n. Recklessness (in action), precipitancy, precipitation, hastiness, venturesomeness, temerity, heedlessness, thoughtlessness, indiscretion, carelessness, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, foolhardiness …   New dictionary of synonyms

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