Definition of rashness in US English:



  • See rash

    • ‘Better to try and fail than not to try at all, was his response to those who accused him of rashness and irresponsibility.’
    • ‘When firmness is sufficient, rashness is unnecessary.’
    • ‘He soon seemed to regret his rashness, however.’
    • ‘One opposite to courage is cowardice, but another is rashness, foolhardiness.’
    • ‘Barth had the foolishness and rashness of the child that he was, quick to anger, slow to forgive, filled to the brim with pointless pride.’