Synonyms of parlous in English:

parlous


See definition of parlous

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