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Dangerous Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    dangerous 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]
Dangerous Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Dangerous \Dan"ger*ous\, a. [OE., haughty, difficult, dangerous, fr. OF. dangereus, F. dangereux. See Danger.]
  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.] --Forby. Bartlett.
  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.'' --Chaucer. -- Dan"ger*ous*ly, adv. -- Dan"ger*ous*ness, n.
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  • Dangerous (film): Dangerous is a 1935 American drama film directed by Alfred E. Green . The screenplay by Laird Doyle is based on his story Hard Luck Dame. ...
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* A learned man is an idler who kills time with study. Beware of his false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance. - George Bernard Shaw

* It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid. - George Bernard Shaw

* I believe everyody in the world should have guns. Citizens should have bazookas and rocket launchers too. I believe that all citizens should have their weapons of choice. However, I also believe that only I should have the ammunition. Because frankly, I wouldn't trust the rest of the goobers with anything more dangerous than string. - Scott Adams


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