Dangerous

Definition of Dangerous

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.
4.Hard to suit; difficult to please.
My wages ben full strait, and eke full small;
My lord to me is hard and dangerous.
- Chaucer.
5.Reserved; not affable.

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