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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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#102327uncivilized
#106455tempestuous
#162789godforsaken
#236180uncivilised

How to use hazardous in a sentence?

  1. David Spiegelhalter:

    Last year the IARC said that bacon is carcinogenic, but it became clear that when eaten in moderation it is not very risky. In the case of very hot drinks, the IARC concludes they are probably hazardous, but can't say how big the risk might be, this may be interesting science, but makes it difficult to construct a sensible response.

  2. 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.

  3. Margaret Murray:

    Indeed, the district court itself recognized that administration's decision allows junk insurance to compete directly with comprehensive, Affordable Care Act-compliant insurance plans, that result subverts the health care protections of the ACA. Junk insurance, no matter what it's called, is an inferior and hazardous substitute for comprehensive coverage.

  4. Tryon Edwards:

    Where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and hazardous where it is not, delay may provide both wisdom and safety.

  5. David Kade:

    People just think we're complaining, but it's hazardous to the children and that's the bottom line.

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