Definition of hazardous in English:

hazardous

Line breaks: haz¦ard|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈhazədəs
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

hazardously

adverb
More example sentences
  • When the weight that physicians know to be hazardously overweight is considered normal weight by the general public, major health problems are on the horizon.
  • He envisaged himself wobbling on the edge of an invisible cliff, leaning hazardously this way and that.
  • Five drivers were caught driving hazardously under the influence of liquor.

hazardousness

noun
More example sentences
  • These chemicals were sorted in a descending order of their hazardousness probability.
  • He sprayed ignition-retardant on the ground to reduce the hazardousness of the spilled gasoline.

Origin

mid 16th century: from French hasardeux, from hasard 'chance' (see hazard).

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