What is the meaning of dangerous?


  • Involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm.
    • usage: "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
  • Causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm.
    • usage: "a dangerous operation"; "a grave situation"; "a grave illness"; "grievous bodily harm"; "a serious wound"; "a serious turn of events"; "a severe case of pneumonia"; "a life-threatening disease"
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APAWordNet. (2010). dangerous. Retrieved February 17, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/dangerous/definitions/1171942
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MLAWordNet. "dangerous" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 February 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/dangerous/definitions/1171942>
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