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ˈhæz ər dəshaz·ardous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hazardous, risky, wildadjective

    involving risk or danger

    "skydiving is a hazardous sport"; "extremely risky going out in the tide and fog"; "a wild financial scheme"

Wiktionary

  1. hazardousadjective

    Risky, dangerous, with the nature of a hazard.

  2. hazardousadjective

    Exposing to loss or evil.

  3. hazardousadjective

    Of or involving chance.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hazardousadjective

    Dangerous; exposed to chance.

    Etymology: hazardeux, Fr. from hazard.

    Grant that our hazardous attempt prove vain,
    We feel the worst, secur’d from greater pain. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hazardousadjective

    exposed to hazard; dangerous; risky

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hazardous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hazardous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of hazardous in a Sentence

  1. Tryon Edwards:

    Where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and hazardous where it is not, delay may provide both wisdom and safety.

  2. Joseph Michalski:

    ( The shards of glass) are hazardous to lungs, you don't want stuff like that in your lungs. It can get lodged in there and make you quite ill.

  3. President Biden:

    These burn pits that incinerate waste, the waste of war, medical and hazardous material, jet fuel and so much more, and they come home, many of the fittest and best-trained warriors in the world, never the same, headaches, numbness, dizziness, a cancer that would put them in a flag-draped coffin.

  4. Amazon Workers against Surveillance:

    Working almost anywhere at Make Amazon is stressful and hazardous to one's health.

  5. John Hocevar:

    The structure of PPE will make it particularly hazardous for marine life, gloves, like plastic bags, can appear to be jellyfish or other types of foods for sea turtles, for example. The straps on masks can present entangling hazards.

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