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dangerous meaning and definition

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DANGEROUS adjective

Definition of dangerous (adjective)

  1. involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    • "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
    • synonyms: unsafe
    • antonym: safe
  2. causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm
    • "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"
    • synonyms: grave, grievous, life-threatening, serious, severe
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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