Thesaurus > Related Words: precarious

  Words related to precarious

Related / Similar Words: unstable, parlous, perilous, touch-and-go, shaky

 

Definition:
  • affording no ease or reassurance; "a precarious truce";
  • fraught with danger; "dangerous waters"; "a parlous journey on stormy seas"; "a perilous voyage across the Atlantic in a small boat"; "the precarious life of an undersea diver"; "dangerous surgery followed by a touch-and-go recovery";
  • not secure; beset with difficulties; "a shaky marriage";
  • dangerously insecure; "a precarious footing on the ladder";

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