Dangerous Definition

dānjər-əs
adjective
dangerouser
Full of danger; likely to cause injury, pain, etc.; unsafe; perilous.
Webster's New World
Being able or likely to do harm.
American Heritage

(colloquial, dated) In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death.

Forby. Bartlett.
Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Dangerous

Adjective

Base Form:
dangerous
Comparative:
dangerouser

Origin of Dangerous

  • From Middle English dangerous (“difficult, severe, domineering, arrogant, fraught with danger”), daungerous, from Anglo-Norman, from Old French dangereus (“threatening, difficult”), from dangier. Equivalent to danger + -ous.

    From Wiktionary

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