harmful

harmful [adj] injurious, hurtful adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, calamitous, cataclysmic, catastrophic, consumptive, corroding, corrupting, crippling, damaging, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, dire, disadvantageous, disastrous, evil, harassing, incendiary, inimical, internecine, malefic, malicious, malignant, menacing, mischievous, murderous, nocuous, noxious, painful, pernicious, pestiferous, pestilential, risky, ruinous, sinful, sinister, subversive, toxic, undermining, unhealthy, unsafe, unwholesome, virulent; concept 537 —Ant. aiding, assisting, helpful, nice, unharmful

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  • harmful — harm·ful adj: of a kind likely to cause harm harm·ful·ly adv harm·ful·ness n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. harmful …   Law dictionary

  • Harmful — live im M …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Harmful — Harm ful (h[aum]rm f[.u]l), a. Full of harm; injurious; hurtful; mischievous. Most harmful hazards. Strype. {Harm ful*ly}, adv. {Harm ful*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harmful — mid 14c., from HARM (Cf. harm) (n.) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Harmfully …   Etymology dictionary

  • harmful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing or likely to cause harm. DERIVATIVES harmfully adverb harmfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • harmful — [härm′fəl] adj. causing or able to cause harm; hurtful harmfully adv. harmfulness n …   English World dictionary

  • harmful */ — UK [ˈhɑː(r)mf(ə)l] / US [ˈhɑrmfəl] adjective Get it right: harmful: The usual preposition to use with harmful is to (not for ): Wrong: Smoking is harmful for smokers and non smokers. Right: Smoking is harmful to smokers and non smokers. Wrong:… …   English dictionary

  • harmful — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove ▪ The spraying could prove harmful to humans. ▪ become ▪ consider sth ▪ She actually considered fresh air harmful …   Collocations dictionary

  • harmful — adj. 1) harmful to (harmful to one s health) 2) harmful to + inf. (it s harmful to smoke) * * * [ hɑːmf(ə)l] harmful to + inf. (it s harmful to smoke) harmful to (harmful to one s health) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Harmful — Infobox musical artist Name = Harmful Img capt = Background = group or band Origin = Frankfurt, Germany Genre = Rock Alternative rock Noise rock Years active = 1992 ndash;present Label = Nois o lution URL = http://www.harmfulweb.de/ Current… …   Wikipedia

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