Definition Of harmful


causing or likely to cause harm.

shield the planet from harmful cosmic rays

Example Of harmful

  • A form that has a soothing, healing effect is the result of a mind that is free from harmfulness and defects.

  • Although in a modern Western diet salt is plentiful - sometimes harmfully superfluous - its normal concentration in the body fluids is essential to the maintenance of a normal blood volume.

  • Are the more sexual representations merely offensive, or can they be genuinely harmful ?

  • Brian looked like the romantic, idealistic and harmfully quixotic sort.

  • CFC gas damages the ozone layer which protects the earth from harmful rays from the sun.

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