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Definition of Dangerous

Babylon English

risky, not safe, perilous
Dangerous Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
periculosus, infestus
Dangerous Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(a.)
Reserved; not affable.
  
(a.)
In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death.
  
(a.)
Hard to suit; difficult to please.
  
(a.)
Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
  
(a.)
Attended or beset with danger; full of risk; perilous; hazardous; unsafe.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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dangerous
\dan"ger*ous\ (?), a. [oe., haughty, difficult, dangerous, fr. of. dangereus, f. dangereux. see danger.]
1. attended or beset with danger; full of risk; perilous; hazardous; unsafe. our troops set forth to-morrow; stay with us; the ways are dangerous. it is dangerous to assert a negative.
2. causing danger; ready to do harm or injury. if they incline to think you dangerous to less than gods.
3. in a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death. [colloq.] bartlett.
4. hard to suit; difficult to please. [obs.] my wages ben full strait, and eke full small; my lord to me is hard and dangerous.
5. reserved; not affable. [obs.] "of his speech dangerous." -- dan"ger*ous*ly , adv. -- dan"ger*ous*ness , n.
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" [syn: grave, grievous, serious, severe]




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The Phrase Finder
Meaning
A small amount of knowledge can cause people to think they are more expert than they are and consequently make unwise choices.
Origin
A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again. Alexander Pope (1688-1744) - An Essay on Criticism .
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Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
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English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Enbyd = a. dangerous, perilous
Enbydus = perilousness, dangerous
Peryglus = a. dangerous, perilous
WordNet 2.0

Adjective
1. involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm; "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"
(synonym) unsafe
(antonym) safe
(similar) breakneck
(see-also) insecure, 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) grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threatening
(similar) critical
Dangerous Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Phobia
Fear of precipices
Fear of poison
Fear of poison or of being accidently poisoned
Also known as Toxophobia or Toxicophobia
Dangerous Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Dangerous describes something that encompasses danger. It may also refer to:

Music
Artists
  • Dangerous!, a South Australian hardcore punk band currently signed to Epitaph Records

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Dangerous! are a two piece punk act from Australia comprising Nicky Jones and Jarrad Lee. The band's early work was predominantly garage indie punk rock. Their debut LP, Teenage Rampage included an additional bassist and vocalist. It was released in 2011 on Epitaph Records and earned them the title of the "Hottest New Band of the Year". Dangerous! is the only Australian act to sign to Epitaph for worldwide distribution.

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Dangerous Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English to Federation-Standard Golic Vulcan
tehvar-bosh
English - Klingon
v. Qob