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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Harmless  \Harm"less\,  a. 
  1.  Free  from  harm;  unhurt;  as  to  give  bond  to  save  another 
  harmless. 
 
  2.  Free  from  power  or  disposition  to  harm;  innocent; 
  inoffensive.  ``  The  harmless  deer.''  --Drayton 
 
  Syn:  Innocent;  innoxious;  innocuous;  inoffensive; 
  unoffending;  unhurt;  uninjured;  unharmed. 
  --{Harm"less*ly},  adv.-  {Harm"less*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  harmless 
  adj  1:  not  causing  or  capable  of  causing  harm;  "harmless  bacteria"; 
  "rendered  the  bomb  harmless"  [ant:  {harmful}] 
  2:  not  injurious  to  physical  or  mental  health  [syn:  {innocuous}] 
  [ant:  {noxious}] 
  3:  not  producing  any  toxic  effects 
  4:  unlikely  to  harm  or  disturb  anyone  "harmless  old  man"  [syn: 
  {innocuous}] 
  5:  (pathology)  not  threatening  to  life  or  health;  not 
  malignant;  "a  benign  tumor  is  usually  harmless"  [syn:  {nonmalignant}] 




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