Risky vs Fearless - What's the difference?

risky | fearless |


As adjectives the difference between risky and fearless

is that risky is dangerous, involving risks while fearless is free from fear.

risky

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Dangerous, involving risks.
  • Investing in this start-up company could be risky .

    Synonyms

    * hazardous, dangerous, perilous

    Antonyms

    * riskless, safe

    fearless

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Free from fear.
  • Derived terms

    * fearlessness * fearlessly

    See also

    * unafraid * intrepid * courageous