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HURT'FUL, a. Injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or destruction; tending to impair or destroy. Negligence is hurtful to property; intemperance is hurtful to health.
1: causing hurt; "her hurtful unconsidered words" 2: harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives" [syn: deleterious, hurtful, injurious]
adjective Date: 1526 causing injury, detriment, or suffering ; damaging • hurtfully adverb • hurtfulness noun adj. causing (esp. mental) hurt.
Derivatives: hurtfully adv. hurtfulness n. 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. 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
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