Synonyms of parlous in English:

parlous


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adjective

1‘the parlous state of the industry’

SYNONYMS
bad, dire, dreadful, awful, terrible, appalling, frightful, grave, serious, desperate, precarious, uncertain, touch-and-go, difficult, unsafe, perilous, dangerous, risky
pitiful, wretched, sorry, poor, lamentable, woeful, hopeless
informal dicey, hairy, lousy
British informal dodgy, chronic