Definition of foolhardiness:
- rashness (part of speech: noun)
- recklessness (part of speech: noun)
- "The Brass Bowl", Louis Joseph Vance.
- "Jackanapes, Daddy Darwin's Dovecot and Other Stories", Juliana Horatio Ewing.
To reject the offer of a country whose assistance was absolutely necessary to the safety of the United States, and to declare the American case against her as well as against the more menacing forces whose attack she alone could prevent, required a nerve and poise which could come only from ignorant foolhardiness or from absolute knowledge of the facts.- "The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series", Carl Russell Fish.