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Definition of "dangerousness" [dangerousness]

  • The state or quality of being dangerous. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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  • "The determination of dangerousness is based on evidence, establishing at least one of the following patterns of behaviour: unrestrained behaviour that is likely to cause danger; aggressive behaviour with indifference as to its consequences; or behaviour that is "of such a brutal nature" (s. 753. (1) (a) (iii)) that ordinary standards of restraint will not control it."
  • "No other trade approaches this in dangerousness; the next most dangerous is the shipping trade, one sailor in a little under 1300 being killed every year."
  • "It accused him of jailing up to 40 people for the vague offence of "dangerousness" - defined in Cuban statute as anti-socialist behaviour, but encompassing activities such as staging rallies, writing articles critical of the government, and trying to organise independent unions."