Hazardousness
Hazardous Haz"ard*ous (-[u^]s), a. [Cf. F. hasardeux.] Exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky. [1913 Webster]

To enterprise so hazardous and high! --Milton.

Syn: Perilous; dangerous; bold; daring; adventurous; venturesome; precarious; uncertain. -- {Haz"ard*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Haz"ard*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hazardousness — haz ard*ous*ness n. the state of being dangerous. Syn: perilousness, precariousness, danger. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hazardousness — hazardous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ risky; dangerous. DERIVATIVES hazardously adverb hazardousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • hazardousness — noun see hazardous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hazardousness — See hazardously. * * * …   Universalium

  • hazardousness — noun The condition of being hazardous …   Wiktionary

  • hazardousness — n. dangerousness, peril, risk …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hazardousness — haz·ard·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • hazardousness — noun the state of being dangerous • Syn: ↑perilousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑perilous (for: ↑perilousness), ↑hazardous • Hypernyms: ↑danger …   Useful english dictionary

  • perilousness — noun the state of being dangerous • Syn: ↑hazardousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑perilous, ↑hazardous (for: ↑hazardousness) • Hypernyms: ↑danger …   Useful english dictionary

  • hazardous — adjective Date: 1585 1. depending on hazard or chance 2. involving or exposing one to risk (as of loss or harm) < a hazardous occupation > < disposing of hazardous waste > Synonyms: see dangerous • hazardously adverb • hazardousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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