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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

HURT'FUL, a. Injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or destruction; tending to impair or destroy. Negligence is hurtful to property; intemperance is hurtful to health.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: causing hurt; "her hurtful unconsidered words"
2: harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives" [syn: deleterious, hurtful, injurious]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1526 causing injury, detriment, or suffering ; damaging hurtfully adverb hurtfulness noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. causing (esp. mental) hurt. Derivatives: hurtfully adv. hurtfulness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Hurtful Hurt"ful, a. Tending to impair or damage; injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or injury; as, hurtful words or conduct. Syn: Pernicious; harmful; baneful; prejudicial; detrimental; disadvantageous; mischievous; injurious; noxious; unwholesome; destructive. -- Hurt"ful*ly, adv. -- Hurt"ful*ness, n.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you say that someone's comments or actions are hurtful, you mean that they are unkind and upsetting. Her comments can only be hurtful to Mrs Green's family. = upsetting ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Injurious, detrimental, mischievous, pernicious, deleterious, noxious, baneful, prejudicial, disadvantageous, harmful, baleful.

Moby Thesaurus

acute, afflictive, agonizing, atrocious, baleful, baneful, biting, corroding, corrosive, corrupting, corruptive, counterproductive, cramping, cruel, cutting, damaging, deadly, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, disadvantageous, disserviceable, distressing, excruciating, gnawing, grave, griping, hard, harmful, harrowing, harsh, hurting, injurious, lethal, malefic, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, mischievous, nasty, noisome, noxious, ominous, painful, paroxysmal, pernicious, piercing, poignant, poisonous, prejudicial, pungent, racking, scatheful, severe, sharp, shooting, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spiteful, stabbing, stinging, tormenting, torturous, toxic, unkind, venenate, veneniferous, venenous, venomous, vicious, virulent, wounding



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