perilousness

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perilous +‎ -ness

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perilousness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being perilous.
    • 1929, Robert Dean Frisbee, The Book of Puka-Puka (republished by Eland, 2019; p. 121):
      My nerves were now keyed to a point beyond fear; nevertheless, I realised the perilousness of our situation.

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