foolhardiness


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Synonyms for foolhardiness

foolhardy boldness or disregard of danger

Synonyms for foolhardiness

the trait of giving little thought to danger

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With typical foolhardiness, I never bothered to inform Joe of the Santamaria headquarters' esteem for him, and I must hope that he discovered this admiration from other sources.
These tales reveal him to be hot-headed and peppery, and brave to the point of foolhardiness, but a good man in a corner.
Much of the opprobrium and media hostility towards Bahrain stems from one small act of gross foolhardiness, which coming during the so-called Arab awakening or Spring, did enormous damage to Bahrain's reputation and coloured people's views of the country.
Military security is not well served by promoting economic foolhardiness.
But the foolhardiness of his words would have been immediately apparent had he passed through Newcastle, not London, yesterday.
The questions he fielded were uniformly of the antigovernment sentiment: the dubiousness of the debt ceiling, the foolhardiness of taxing the wealthy, the illegal immigrants on Medicaid.
And Shakespeare's texts are littered with gutsy daughters like Portia in The Merchant of Venice and Viola in Twelfth Night, who pass themselves off as men to expose the foolhardiness of their so-called masters.
Other recent references to pathetic prize-money and the growth of low-level all-weather racing as possible driving forces in corruption cases overlook the basic personal influences of greed and arrogant foolhardiness that really lie behind them.
Our state's technology and manufacturing-based economy was strong enough to weather the national recession, but can it really withstand the foolhardiness of the New Hampshire Legislature?
Gender divide for journalistic feats and bravado and foolhardiness.
Even when people are Muslims in name only and hardly ever practice Islam, tampering with anything associated with Islam is an act of foolhardiness.
Rushing into its ratification with a lame-duck session of Congress, in large part because it has a larger number of compliant Democrats than the next one, would compound the foolhardiness.
Every year I watched him heading off, laughing my head off at his foolhardiness, only then to reflect on the fact that at least he is taking direct action.
It would be a national tragedy if a trial was prevented because of the commissioner's foolhardiness.
Pseudoscience affronted Gardner's intelligence; more significantly, I suspect that he believed it was a danger to a democratic society: it fostered ignorance, gullibility, and foolhardiness and those, in turn, undermined our country's politics and institutions.