Synonyms of parlous in English:

parlous

adjective

  • 1 the parlous state of the industry
    bad, dire, dreadful, awful, terrible, grave, serious, desperate, precarious; sorry, poor, lamentable, hopeless; unsafe, perilous, dangerous, risky
    informal dicey, hairy, woeful
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