1. threatened

adjective. ['ˈθrɛtənd'] (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered.


  • secure

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Rhymes with Threatened

  • abandoned
  • aforementioned
  • airconditioned
  • apportioned
  • auctioned
  • auditioned
  • awakened
  • bargained
  • beckoned
  • blackened
  • bludgeoned
  • brightened
  • broadened
  • burdened
  • burgeoned
  • buttoned
  • captioned
  • cautioned
  • cautioned
  • championed

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A common misspelling of threatened is threated

Sentences with threatened

1. Verb, past participle
Some people like to know that their partner gets a little jealous if they feel the relationship is threatened.

2. Verb, past tense
If they're scared, threatened or merely want the quickest route to a fresh meal, they leap.

Quotes about threatened

1. Men love it. They have a sense of humor, whereas a lot of women are threatened or just don't get it.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

2. Books are no more threatened by Kindle than stairs by elevators.
- Stephen Fry

3. I don't mean to be rude—"he began, in a tone that threatened rudeness in every syllable."Yet, sadly, accidental rudeness occurs alarmingly often,"Dumbledore finished the sentence gravely.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince