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Definitions of threatened

  1. (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered; "the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Usage examples for threatened

  1. His mother, indeed, might tell her in the letter she had threatened to write. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. Accordingly he put it off till he found that his honour was threatened – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt