perilousness
noun see perilous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • perilousness — index danger, jeopardy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • perilousness — perilous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ full of danger or risk. DERIVATIVES perilously adverb perilousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Perilousness — Perilous Per il*ous, a. [OF. perillous, perilleus, F. p[ e]rilleux, L. periculosus. See {Peril}.] [Written also {perillous}.] 1. Full of, attended with, or involving, peril; dangerous; hazardous; as, a perilous undertaking. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • perilousness — See perilously. * * * …   Universalium

  • perilousness — perɪlÉ™snɪs n. hazardousness, riskiness, dangerousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • perilousness — per·il·ous·ness …   English syllables

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

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

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

  • perilous — adjective Date: 14th century full of or involving peril < a perilous journey > Synonyms: see dangerous • perilously adverb • perilousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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