Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
hurtful

hurt·ful

hurtful

pronunciation:
huhrt fl
part of speech: adjective
definition: causing physical or emotional pain or suffering.
similar words:
destructive, evil, harmful, injurious, painful
derivations: hurtfully (adv.), hurtfulness (n.)