What does the word harmful mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Injurious.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Harmfully.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Harmfulness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Having power to injure; noxious.

Usage examples for harmful

  1. And, already beginning to have thoughts of abandoning that course which was sure to be in every way most harmful, I was about to call her back to give me encouragement, when a new and unforeseen event suddenly changed my intention. – La Fiammetta by Giovanni Boccaccio
  2. This destroys their value as expressions of affection, and makes the custom harmful. – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway