Wednesday, February 13, 2002
Definitions for temerarious
- Recklessly or presumptuously daring; rash.
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Citations for temerarious
Becket's slayers insist that the king had indeed authorized or directed murder, an interpretation fortified by Henry's known enmity toward the temerarious priest for protesting the subordination of ecclesiastical to secular authority.
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 of temerarious
Temerarious comes from Latin temerarius, "rash," from temere, "rashly, heedlessly."