Share this entry

objective danger Line breaks: ob¦ject|ive dan¦ger

Definition of objective danger in English:

noun

Climbing
A danger such as a rock fall that does not arise from a lack of skill on the part of the climber.
Example sentences
  • Accidents are usually attributed to objective dangers - unpredictable acts of God, such as avalanches, icefalls, rockfall, and horrid weather.
  • The objective danger that had turned them back twice before just wasn't there.
  • I don't believe in objective dangers in ice climbing, I just believe that the subjective dangers are much harder to avoid.

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources