What does the word harmless mean?

Usage examples for harmless

  1. This was all that could be done at the moment; the establishment of a perfectly harmless reputation and of a natural reason for visiting that particular place at odd times. – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston
  2. The lines would be harmless enough, if they were false; the sting lies in their truth. – An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans by Lydia Maria Child