Thesaurus

dangerous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of dangerous

  1. 1 involving potential loss or injury the soldiers were specially selected to go on a dangerous mission behind enemy lines Synonyms of dangerous grave, grievous, hazardous, jeopardizing, menacing, parlous, perilous, risky, serious, threatening, unhealthy, unsafe, venturesome Words Related to dangerous dicey, insecure, precarious, treacherous, uncertain; ultrahazardous; chance, haphazard, random; distressing, sickening, unpleasant; ugly, wicked; adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, deleterious, detrimental, evil, harmful, hurtful, ill, inimical, injurious, malignant, nasty, noxious, pernicious, pestilent; deadly, deathly, destructive, dire, fatal, fateful, fell, killer, lethal, mortal, murderous Near Antonyms of dangerous advantageous, beneficial, good; ultrasafe Antonyms of dangerous harmless, innocent, innocuous, nonhazardous, nonthreatening, safe, unthreatening

  2. 2 causing or capable of causing harm the common knowledge that smoking is dangerous to one's health hasn't stopped some people Synonyms of dangerous adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, damaging, harmful, deleterious, detrimental, evil, hurtful, ill, injurious, mischievous, nocuous, noxious, pernicious, prejudicial, wickedWords Related to dangerous hostile, inimical, unfriendly; contagious, deadly, infectious, infective, pestiferous, pestilent, pestilential, poisonous, venomous; insidious, menacing, ominous, sinister, threatening; hazardous, imperiling (or imperilling), jeopardizing, parlous, perilous, risky, unsafe, unsound; nasty, noisome, unhealthful, unhealthy, unwholesome; destructive, fatal, killer, lethal, malignant, ruinousNear Antonyms of dangerous advantageous, beneficial, useful; favorable, good, propitious; curative, healthful, healthy, helpful, palliative, remedial, salubrious, salutary, wholesome; secure, sound; benignant; noncorrosive, nondestructive, nonfatal, noninfectious, nonlethal, nonpoisonous, nonpolluting, nontoxic, nonvenomousAntonyms of dangerous anodyne, benign, harmless, hurtless, innocent, innocuous, inoffensive, safe



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