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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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. --
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: causing hurt; "her hurtful unconsidered words"
2: harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives"
[syn: deleterious, hurtful, injurious]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
75 Moby Thesaurus words for "hurtful":
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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