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harmful

harm·ful

harmful

 
 
pronunciation:
harm fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: causing or likely to cause harm; damaging; dangerous.
synonyms:
damaging, dangerous, deleterious, detrimental, hurtful, injurious
antonyms:
beneficial, benign, benignant, harmless, noninjurious, therapeutic
similar words:
abusive, adverse, bad, baneful, destructive, evil, ill, inimical, insalubrious, malefic, noisome, noxious, pernicious, unfavorable
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derivations: harmfully (adv.), harmfulness (n.)
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