Definition of Man of action
1. Noun. Someone inclined to act first and think later.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Man Of Action
Literary usage of Man of action
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The woman in white by Wilkie Collins (1871)
"Do not, I implore you, force me into action— ME, the Man of Action—when it is the cherished object of my ambition to be passive, to restrict the vast reach ..."
2. A Text-Book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"Ideal of Man of Action. — During all the early, or prehistoric period, this conception of the trained or educated man is formulated only in a minor way from ..."
3. A Text-book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"It included the twofold ideal of the man of wisdom and the man of action ... Ideal of Man of Action. — During all the early, or prehistoric period, ..."
4. William Lloyd Garrison by John Jay Chapman (1921)
"VII THE man of action IN calling up the spirit of Garrison out of the irrecoverable past we must never forget that he was but a part of something; ..."
5. Maine: A History by Louis Clinton Hatch, Maine Historical Society, American Historical Society (1919)
"... of the qualities of the man of vision and the man of action that enabled him to administer the affairs of the college and become a true leader of men. ..."