Minacity Mi*nac"i*ty, n. Disposition to threaten. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • minacity — index menace Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • minacity — / asˈ/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑minacious …   Useful english dictionary

  • minacity — See minaciously. * * * …   Universalium

  • minacious — minaciously, adv. minaciousness, minacity /mi nas i tee/, n. /mi nay sheuhs/, adj. menacing; threatening. [1650 60; < L minaci (s. of minax) overhanging, threatening + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • menace — men·ace 1 / me nəs/ n 1: a show of an intention to inflict esp. physical harm accomplished against a person s will by means of force,...menace, or fear of immediate and unlawful bodily injury California Penal Code 2: one who represents a threat… …   Law dictionary

  • threat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Declaration of intention to harm Nouns 1. threat, menace, intimidation, commination, minacity, terrorism; empty threat, fulmination, sword or saber rattling; defiance; yellow menace or peril; blackmail,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Threat — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Threat >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 threat threat menace Sgm: N 1 defiance defiance &c. 715 Sgm: N 1 abuse abuse minacity intimidation Sgm: N 1 denunciation denunciation Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • danger — n 1. risk, peril, chance, hazard, jeopardy; vulnerability, liability, susceptibility endangerment, imperilment; instability, unsafety, insecurity, unsoundness, precariousness. 2. menace, threat, minacity, dark clouds; imminence, gathering storm,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • peril — n 1. risk, jeopardy, danger, hazard; menace, threat, minacity, gathering storm, handwriting on the wall, foreboding; endangerment, imperilment, liability, vulnerability, susceptibility, subjection, exposure, openness; precariousness, insecurity,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • minacious — /məˈneɪʃəs/ (say muh nayshuhs) adjective menacing; threatening. {Latin mināciae threats + ous} –minaciously, adverb –minaciousness, minacity /məˈnæsəti/ (say muh nasuhtee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

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