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. -- Hurt"ful*ness, n.

 

© Webster 1913.

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