noun. The condition wherein people come to be more plausible to cause damage to their self or other people, presenting a hazard to the wellbeing of their self or others.

DANGEROUSNESS: "The degree of dangerousness the others sensed within their group member was enough to make them back away and attempt to calm him down."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DANGEROUSNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dangerousness/ (accessed May 8, 2021).