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Synonyms for hazardous
ˈhæz ər dəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hazardous, risky, wild(adj)

    involving risk or danger

    "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme"

    Synonyms:
    furious, waste, wild, dotty, savage, risky, barbarian, bad, speculative, baseless, violent, untamed, idle, uncivilised, fantastic, raving mad, raging, groundless, angry, barbaric, crazy, godforsaken, unfounded, high-risk, tempestuous, uncivilized, gaga, unwarranted

    Antonyms:
    safe

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hazardous

    Uncertain is applied to things that human knowledge can not certainly determine or that human power can not certainly control; precarious originally meant dependent on the will of another, and now, by extension of meaning, dependent on chance or hazard, with manifest unfavorable possibility verging toward probability; as, one holds office by a precarious tenure, or land by a precarious title; the strong man's hold on life is uncertain, the invalid's is precarious.

    Synonyms:
    doubtful, dubious, equivocal, insecure, perilous, precarious, risky, unassured, uncertain, unsettled, unstable, unsteady

    Antonyms:
    actual, assured, certain, firm, immutable, incontestable, infallible, real, settled, stable, steady, strong, sure, undeniable, undoubted, unquestionable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hazardous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dangerous, perilous, RISKY, unsafe, fraught with danger

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hazardous(a)

    Synonyms:
    perilous, precarious, risky, unsafe, dangerous

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hazardous":

    dangerous, unsafe, harmful, risky, perilous, danger, dangers

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#49479unsteady
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#102327uncivilized
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How to use hazardous in a sentence?

  1. Shaun Burnie:

    These, together with other radionuclides in the water will remain hazardous for thousands of years with the potential to cause genetic damage. Greenpeace Germany's one more reason why these plans have to be abandoned.

  2. Chuck Schaffer:

    That's creating a lot of blowing and drifting snow and creating very hazardous travel conditions.

  3. Christopher Snowdon:

    The change to the guidelines will turn hundreds of thousands of people into 'hazardous drinkers' overnight thereby reviving the moral panic about drinking in Britain and opening the door to yet more nanny state interventions, people deserve to get honest and accurate health advice from the Chief Medical Officer, not scaremongering.

  4. York University:

    Climate change could remobilize the abandoned hazardous waste believed to be buried forever beneath the Greenland ice sheet.

  5. Dianne Feinstein:

    Unfortunately, many living in private military housing are dealing with hazardous conditions with little or no recourse, our legislation would fix that.


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