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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harmful  \Harm"ful\,  a. 
  Full  of  harm;  injurious;  hurtful;  mischievous.  ``  Most 
  harmful  hazards.''  --Strype.  --{Harm"ful*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Harm"ful*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harmful 
  adj  1:  able  or  likely  to  do  harm 
  2:  injurious  to  physical  or  mental  health;  "noxious  chemical 
  wastes";  "noxious  ideas"  [syn:  {noxious}]  [ant:  {innocuous}] 
  3:  causing  or  capable  of  causing  harm;  "too  much  sun  is  harmful 
  to  the  skin";  "harmful  effects  of  smoking"  [ant:  {harmless}] 
  4:  constituting  a  disadvantage  [syn:  {disadvantageous}]  [ant:  {advantageous}] 
  5:  contrary  to  your  interests  or  welfare;  "adverse 
  circumstances";  "made  a  place  for  themselves  under  the 
  most  untoward  conditions"  [syn:  {adverse},  {inauspicious}, 
  {untoward}] 
  6:  tending  to  cause  great  harm  [syn:  {evil},  {injurious}] 




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