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Hazardous vs. Dangerous

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Hazardousadjective

Risky, dangerous, with the nature of a hazard.

Dangerousadjective

Full of danger.

‘Railway crossings without gates are highly dangerous.’;

Hazardousadjective

Of or involving chance.

Dangerousadjective

Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.

Hazardousadjective

Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky.

‘To enterprise so hazardous and high!’;

Dangerousadjective

In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death.

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Hazardousadjective

involving risk or danger;

‘skydiving is a hazardous sport’; ‘extremely risky going out in the tide and fog’; ‘a venturesome journey in wintertime’; ‘a venturous enterprise’;

Dangerousadjective

(obsolete) Hard to suit; difficult to please.

Dangerousadjective

(obsolete) Reserved; not affable.

Dangerousadjective

Attended or beset with danger; full of risk; perilous; hazardous; unsafe.

‘Our troops set forth to-morrow; stay with us;The ways are dangerous.’; ‘It is dangerous to assert a negative.’;

Dangerousadjective

Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.

‘If they incline to think you dangerousTo less than gods.’;

Dangerousadjective

In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death.

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Dangerousadjective

Hard to suit; difficult to please.

‘My wages ben full strait, and eke full small;My lord to me is hard and dangerous.’;

Dangerousadjective

Reserved; not affable.

Dangerousadjective

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

‘a dangerous criminal’; ‘a dangerous bridge’; ‘unemployment reached dangerous proportions’;

Dangerousadjective

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’;

Dangerousadjective

able or likely to cause harm or injury

‘insecticides which are dangerous to the environment’; ‘a dangerous animal’;

Dangerousadjective

likely to cause problems or to have adverse consequences

‘it is dangerous to convict on his evidence’;

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