Dan"ger*ous (?), a. [OE., haughty, difficult, dangerous, fr. OF. dangereus, F. dangereux. See Danger.]
Attended or beset with danger; full of risk; perilous; hazardous; unsafe.
Our troops set forth to-morrow; stay with us;
The ways are dangerous.
It is dangerous to assert a negative.
Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
If they incline to think you dangerous
To less than gods.
In a condition of danger, as from illness; threatened with death.
Hard to suit; difficult to please.
My wages ben full strait, and eke full small;
My lord to me is hard and dangerous.
Reserved; not affable.
[Obs.] "Of his speech dangerous
-- Dan"ger*ous*ly, adv. -- Dan"ger*ous*ness, n.
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