Harm (?), n. [OE.harm, hearm, AS.hearm; akin to OS. harm, G. harm grief, Icel. harmr, Dan. harme, Sw. harm; cf. OSlav. & Russ. sram' shame, Skr. crama toil, fatigue.]


Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune.


That which causes injury, damage, or loss.

We, ignorant of ourselves, Beg often our own harms. Shak.

Syn. -- Mischief; evil; loss; injury. See Mischief.


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Harm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Harmed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Harming.] [OE. harmen, AS. hearmian. See Harm, n.]

To hurt; to injure; to damage; to wrong.

Though yet he never harmed me. Shak.

No ground of enmity between us known Why he should mean me ill or seek to harm. Milton.


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