endangerment endangerment  /ɛn ˈdeɪn dʒər mənt/


  • (n) a source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune



  1. Within weeks, a Wisconsin state attorney brought charges of reckless endangerment against Kara's parents, Dale and Leilani Neumann.
  2. Four months later, she pleaded guilty to reckless endangerment in Manhattan Supreme Court and was sentenced to three years in prison.
  3. He now faces up to a year in prison if convicted of reckless endangerment and criminal tampering.


  1. Child endangerment charge dropped against Iowa couple

    Child endangerment charges filed against an Iowa couple nationally recognized for being loving parents to adopted children have now been dropped.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KWWL Iowa

  2. CHILD ENDANGERMENT: Couple’s Charges Dismissed

    Child endangerment charges have been dismissed against a Des Moines couple that was honored nationally for adopting several children. Thirty-eight-year-old...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WHO-TV 13 Des Moines

  3. Child Endangerment Charges Against Des Moines Couple Dropped

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Court records say child endangerment charges filed against a Des Moines couple have been dropped. Both 38-year-old Damien Stovall and 37-year-old Allonna Stovall had been charged in April with a lone misdemeanor count of child endangerment.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids


  1. Penn agreed - but "not to the point of recommending some kind of reckless self-endangerment, but certainly to the point of making your heart beat a little faster."
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Sean Penn Source: Forbes

  2. "Debating over policy about unchecked global warming is fair, but repealing an endangerment finding based upon years of work by America's leading scientists and public health experts is radical in the extreme," said Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer.
    on Dec 17, 2009 By: Barbara Boxer Source: AFP

  3. "So EPA's endangerment finding rests on bad science," Inhofe said at a Tuesday morning hearing.
    on Feb 23, 2010 By: James Inhofe Source: FOXNews

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