[ noun ] a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune


risk hazard peril


"drinking alcohol is a health hazard"

Used in print

(Glayds H. Barr, The Master of Geneva....)

`` There can be no compromise when souls are in jeopardy '' .

(James Thurber, "The Future, If Any, of Comedy,"...)

It is n't what the ideologist believes_in , but what he hates , that puts the world in jeopardy .