minacious definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from Classical Latin minax (gen. minacis): see menace and amp; -ous
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- minacity noun
minacious definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Of a menacing or threatening nature; minatory.
Origin: Latin mināx, mināc- (from minārī, to threaten, from minae, threats; see men-2 in Indo-European roots) + -ious.
- mi·naˈcious·ly adverb
- mi·naˈcious·ness, mi·nacˈi·ty noun