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Definitions and Synonyms of jeopardy | Another word for jeopardy | What is jeopardy?

Definition 1: a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune - [noun denoting state]

Samples where jeopardy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • drinking alcohol is a health hazard

Synonyms for jeopardy in the sense of this definition

(jeopardy is a kind of ...) a cause of pain or injury or loss

"he feared the dangers of traveling by air"

(... is a kind of jeopardy ) hazard to the health of those exposed to it

(... is a kind of jeopardy ) (economics) the lack of any incentive to guard against a risk when you are protected against it (as by insurance)

"insurance companies are exposed to a moral hazard if the insured party is not honest"

(... is a kind of jeopardy ) any condition of a job that can result in illness or injury

(... is a kind of jeopardy ) a constant and imminent peril

"the possibility hangs over their heads like the sword of Damocles"

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