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Synonyms for dangerous
ˈdeɪn dʒər əs, ˈdeɪndʒ rəsdan·ger·ous

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  1. dangerousadjective

    Full of danger.

    Antonyms:
    safe

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dangerous

    That which is formidable is worthy of fear if encountered or opposed; as, a formidable array of troops, or of evidence. Formidable is a word of more dignity than dangerous, and suggests more calm and collected power than terrible; formidable is less overwhelming than tremendous. A loaded gun is dangerous; a park of artillery is formidable; a charge of cavalry is terrible; the full shock of great armies is tremendous. A dangerous man is likely to do mischief, and needs watching; a formidable man may not be dangerous if not attacked; an enraged maniac is terrible; the force of ocean waves in a storm, and the silent pressure in the ocean depths, are tremendous.

    Synonyms:
    formidable, redoubted, terrible, tremendous

    Antonyms:
    contemptible, despicable, feeble, harmless, helpless, powerless, weak

    Preposition:
    Formidable by or in numbers; in strength; formidable to the enemy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dangerous, unsafeadjective

    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm

    "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge"; "unemployment reached dangerous proportions"

    Synonyms:
    serious, insecure, severe, unsafe, life-threatening, grievous, grave

    Antonyms:
    safe and sound, risk-free, fail-safe, off the hook(p), unhazardous, noncritical, unhurt, safe, riskless, noncrucial

  2. dangerous, grave, grievous, serious, severe, life-threateningadjective

    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:
    severe, sober, serious, wicked, stark, unsafe, terrible, hard, spartan, stern, heavy, unplayful, weighty, monstrous, grave, good, grievous, atrocious, sedate, flagitious, life-threatening, knockout, austere, heartbreaking, heartrending, solemn

    Antonyms:
    risk-free, unhurt, safe and sound, safe, noncrucial, off the hook(p), noncritical, fail-safe, unhazardous, riskless

Editors Contribution

  1. against the fear

    Submitted by anonymous on May 24, 2020  
  2. high risk

    could end badly

    the investor took a high risk investment opportunity and lost all the money.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  
  3. oregon trail

    able or likely to cause harm or injury

    "that snake is very dangerous;don't let him persuade you!"

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dangerousadjective

    Synonyms:
    perilous, hazardous, unsafe, RISKY, full of risk

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dangerousadjective

    Synonyms:
    perilous, hazardous, risky, unsafe, critical, parlous, imminent

    Antonyms:
    safe

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How to use dangerous in a sentence?

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    All Americans should be deeply concerned about the White House’s cynical decision to flout the law and attempt to put the ringleader of its dangerous, anti-consumer protection policies in charge of the CFPB, democrats will be firm in defending the rightful appointment of Leandra English as acting director.

  2. Marcelo Ang:

    Robotics has very good potential to make people's lives more meaningful, by letting them not do the' five Ds' : degrading, demeaning, dirty, dangerous or driving tasks.

  3. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee:

    The presidents statements this morning encourage illegal and dangerous acts. He is putting millions of people in danger of contracting COVID-19, his unhinged rantings and calls for people to liberatestates could also lead to violence. Weve seen it before.

  4. Trevor Logan:

    This [ wearing a mask ] seems like a reasonable response unless you just sort of take American society out of it, when you can't do that, you're basically telling people to look dangerous given racial stereotypes that are out there.

  5. Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook:

    This case is about much more than a single phone or a single investigation, at stake is the data security of hundreds of millions of law-abiding people, and setting a dangerous precedent that threatens everyone's civil liberties.

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