AskDefine | Define dangerous

Dictionary Definition

dangerous adj
1 involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions" [syn: unsafe] [ant: 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" [syn: grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening]

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  1. Full of danger.


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full of danger

Extensive Definition

Dangerous describes something that encompasses danger. It may also refer to:

Television and film

dangerous in French: Dangerous
dangerous in Dutch: Dangerous
dangerous in Japanese: デンジャラス (曖昧さ回避)
dangerous in Polish: Dangerous
dangerous in Swedish: Dangerous

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