Dangerous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdeɪndʒərəs|  American pronunciation of the word dangerous
Brit.  |ˈdeɪn(d)ʒ(ə)rəs|  British pronunciation of the word dangerous

adjective

- causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm(syn: grave, grievous, life-threatening, serious, severe)

a dangerous operation

Examples

She got into a car accident while driving through a dangerous intersection.

He often drives at dangerous speeds.

The city can be a dangerous place to live.

The storms may cause dangerous flooding.

He is wanted for assault with a dangerous weapon.

You should keep away from the dog. It could be dangerous.

The article cites intolerance as one of the most dangerous of society's diseases.

He has a dangerous medical condition.

A cornered animal can be dangerous.

The factory faced serious fines for releasing dangerous chemicals into the river.

They are heading down a dangerous path that could lead to war.

The actress's double did all of the dangerous scenes.

Many studies have concluded that smoking is dangerous.

The wash from speedboats is dangerous for swimmers.

...swimming alone is against the rules and, moreover, it's dangerous...

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