What does threatened mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. threatened(adj)

    (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered

    "the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one"

Wiktionary

  1. threatened(Adjective)

    At risk of becoming endangered in the near future.

  2. threatened(Adjective)

    Feeling insecure or vulnerable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Threatened

    of Threaten

Freebase

  1. Threatened

    US federal protection designation = Threatened.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'threatened' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2747

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'threatened' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4431

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of threatened in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of threatened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Hermann Hesse:

    All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.

  2. Edmund Burke:

    I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone.

  3. Matthew Taylor:

    The Yantis family feel excessive force was used not only on the father but on the wife and nephew. She has stated she was threatened and her nephew threatened.

  4. Gervais Rufyikiri:

    I took the decision to leave the country because I was personally threatened, all who are against the third term are threatened. I personally was fearing for my security since I saw some signals.

  5. Winston Churchill:

    One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half.

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