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hurt·ful

hurtful

 
pronunciation:
huhrt fl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing physical or emotional pain or suffering.
So much hurtful criticism almost made him give up wanting to become an actor.His thoughtless comment was quite hurtful to her.
similar words:
destructive, evil, harmful, injurious, painful
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derivations: hurtfully (adv.), hurtfulness (n.)