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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dan·ger·ous /ˈdenʤərəs; ˈdenʤɚ/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dan·ger·ous a.
 1. Attended or beset with danger; full of risk; perilous; hazardous; unsafe.
 Our troops set forth to-morrow; stay with us;
 The ways are dangerous.   --Shak.
    It is dangerous to assert a negative.   --Macaulay.
 2. Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
 If they incline to think you dangerous
 To less than gods.   --Milton.
 3. In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death. [Colloq.]
 4. Hard to suit; difficult to please. [Obs.]
 My wages ben full strait, and eke full small;
 My lord to me is hard and dangerous.   --Chaucer.
 5. Reserved; not affable. [Obs.] “Of his speech dangerous.”
 -- Dan*ger*ous*ly, adv. -- Dan*ger*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm;
             "a dangerous criminal"; "a dangerous bridge";
             "unemployment reached dangerous proportions" [syn: unsafe]
             [ant: safe]
      2: 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" [syn: grave, grievous, serious,
          severe, life-threatening]