- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||lacking the power or intention to cause harm.
This sort of snake may look scary, but it's harmless.They thought it would be a harmless practical joke, but several people were injured.
- innocent, innocuous
- cruel, dangerous, deadly, destructive, harmful, lethal, noxious, poisonous, toxic, virulent
- similar words:
- benign, blameless, gentle, inoffensive, mild
||harmlessly (adv.), harmlessness (n.)