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dan·ger·ous

 (dān′jər-əs)
adj.
1. Involving or filled with danger; perilous.
2. Being able or likely to do harm.

dan′ger·ous·ly adv.
dan′ger·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.dangerously - in a dangerous manner; "he came dangerously close to falling off the ledge"

dangerously

adverb
1. seriously, badly, severely, gravely, critically, acutely, grievously He is dangerously ill.
2. perilously, alarmingly, carelessly, precariously, recklessly, daringly, riskily, harmfully, hazardously, unsafely, unsecurely He rushed downstairs dangerously fast.
Translations
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dangerously

[ˈdeɪndʒrəslɪ] ADVpeligrosamente, de forma peligrosa
he was driving dangerously close to the car in frontconducía tan pegado al coche de delante que era peligroso
I came dangerously close to hitting himfaltó muy poco para que le pegara
he didn't die, but he came dangerously close to itno murió, pero estuvo a punto or le faltó poco
to drive dangerouslyconducir de forma temeraria (Jur) → conducir con imprudencia temeraria
dangerously highpeligrosamente alto
to be dangerously illestar gravemente enfermo
to live dangerously (= take risks) → llevar una vida arriesgada, vivir al límite
go on, live dangerously, have another glass of wine! (hum) → venga, un día es un día, ¡tómate otra copa de vino!
dangerously lowpeligrosamente bajo

dangerously

[ˈdeɪndʒərəsli] adv
[close, high, low] → dangereusement
dangerously ill → très gravement malade
to live dangerously → vivre dangereusement
[drive] → dangereusementdanger signal nsignal m d'alarmedanger zone nzone f dangereuse

dangerously

advgefährlich; low, highbedenklich; driverücksichtslos; the deadline is getting dangerously closeder Termin rückt bedenklich nahe; she was dangerously illsie war todkrank, sie schwebte in Lebensgefahr; let’s live dangerously for oncelass uns einmal etwas riskieren

dangerously

[ˈdeɪndʒrəslɪ] adv (gen) → pericolosamente; (wounded) → gravemente
dangerously ill → in pericolo di vita, gravemente malato/a
References in classic literature ?
News from their father comforted the girls very much, for though dangerously ill, the presence of the best and tenderest of nurses had already done him good.
the old man shouted to himself, and laughed so that the load of boards rocked dangerously.
It came dangerously, for one night the river, leaping the feeble barrier of Devil's Ford, swept away houses and banks, scattered with unconscious irony the laboriously collected heaps of gravel left for hydraulic machinery, and spread out a vast and silent lake across the submerged flat.
Well, my dear," she said, "poor Dinah Brown has just had a letter brought to say that her mother is dangerously ill, and that she must go directly if she wishes to see her alive.
Some of these were bulging dangerously, yet men worked before them, wearing blue glasses when they opened and shut the doors.
Aunt Chloe sat back in her chair, and indulged in a hearty guffaw of laughter, at this witticism of young Mas'r's, laughing till the tears rolled down her black, shining cheeks, and varying the exercise with playfully slapping and poking Mas'r Georgey, and telling him to go way, and that he was a case--that he was fit to kill her, and that he sartin would kill her, one of these days; and, between each of these sanguinary predictions, going off into a laugh, each longer and stronger than the other, till George really began to think that he was a very dangerously witty fellow, and that it became him to be careful how he talked "as funny as he could.
This was followed by many more bursts, none of WELCHE, however, was so dangerously near; and after waiting a long DEMI-hour in our icy prison, we sallied out to talk through a HABOOLONG which, though not so heavy as before, was quite enough to give us a thorough soaking before our arrival at the Hospice.
In entering upon the duties of a slaveholder, she did not seem to perceive that I sus- tained to her the relation of a mere chattel, and that for her to treat me as a human being was not only wrong, but dangerously so.
Heathcliff was dangerously sick; and while he lay at the worst he would have me constantly by his pillow: I suppose he felt I did a good deal for him, and he hadn't wit to guess that I was compelled to do it.
I should be excited if she kept away," answered Colin, his eyes beginning to look dangerously sparkling.
A year of delay, between your death and your cousin's marriage, is a dangerously long time to leave the disposal of your fortune in suspense.
At this time the senior deacon was taken dangerously ill, and, being a childless widower, he was tended night and day by some of the younger brethren or sisters.