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Meaning of threatened by Wiktionary Dictionary

threatened


    Adjective

    threatened ( comparative more threatened, superlative most threatened )

    1. ( ecology, of a plant or animal ) At risk of becoming endangered in the near future .
    2. Feeling insecure or vulnerable .


Explanation of threatened by Wordnet Dictionary

threatened


    Adjective
    1. ( of flora or fauna ) likely in the near future to become endangered

    2. the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one