: marked by risk or danger : perilous, hazardous
takes such jeopardous episodes philosophically … as occupational liabilitiesNatural History

Word History


Middle English jupartous, jeopartous, from jupartie, jeopartie + -ous

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“Jeopardous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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