Definitions

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  • n. The condition of being hazardous

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the state of being dangerous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being hazardous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being dangerous

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Examples

  • We halted, and he breathlessly told us General Hampton had ordered us to stop on account of the hazardousness of the journey.

    The last flag of truce,

  • Next she inquired whether I did not miss the tiger-shooting and pig-sticking; and I replied (with veraciousness, since I am not the _au fait_ in such sports) that I could not deny a liability to miss both tigers and pigs, and, indeed, all animals that were _feræ naturæ_, and she condemned the hazardousness of these jungle sports, and wished me to promise that I would abstain from them on my return to India.

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.

  • Graye did a thing the blissfulness of which was only eclipsed by its hazardousness.

    Desperate Remedies

  • The increasing potency and hazardousness of cannabis, cocaine, opium and their derivatives stem directly from illegality.

    openDemocracy

  • "The single most important feature of the Basel Convention is the commitment of member countries to a programme of action to limit and eliminate the production of hazardous wastes; to reduce the hazardousness of any waste by applying suitable technology; and to treat residual waste in the best practicable manner.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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