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Meaning & Definition of Dangerous in English

English

Dangerous

/denʤərəs/

adjective

1. Involving or causing danger or risk

  • Liable to hurt or harm
  • "A dangerous criminal"
  • "A dangerous bridge"
  • "Unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
    synonym:
  • dangerous
  • ,
  • unsafe

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"
    synonym:
  • dangerous
  • ,
  • grave
  • ,
  • grievous
  • ,
  • serious
  • ,
  • severe
  • ,
  • life-threatening

Examples of using

Old men are dangerous: it doesn't matter to them what is going to happen to the world.
I know that you're afraid of flying, but flying is not dangerous.
Skateboarding is dangerous.