- Antonyms of FOOLHARDY
careful, cautious, cowardly, fearful, prudent, responsible, shy, timid, unadventurous, alert, calm, careful, cautious, chicken, chickenhearted, circumspect, cool, cowardly, craven, dastardly, fainthearted, fearful, guarded, heedful, intelligent, levelheaded, lily-livered, mousy, overcareful, overcautious, prudent, pusillanimous, quick-witted, recreant, responsible, safe, scary, sensible, sharp, shy, skittish, spineless, timid, timorous, unadventurous, unambitious, wary, yellow, unheroic.
- Examples of usage:
- I mention this to show what foolhardy things he was capable of doing, never thinking of the consequences. - "Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines" by H. Wilfrid Walker
- " You are very foolhardy," James said. - "Love and Lucy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
- Placed as it was the hut overlooked the trail leading to it from the plain, and should it be defended by determined men, assault by that path would be foolhardy. - "Hopalong Cassidy" by Clarence E. Mulford