Definition Of hurtful


causing distress to someone's feelings.

his hurtful remarks

Example Of hurtful

  • A reply would not have been adequate, it would have been hurtful , and it was too late.

  • And my father began to speak hurtfully , sarcastically to me.

  • And what company in their right mind would touch such a nasty, intrusive, hurtful idea?

  • At the very least, your friend owes it to you to tell you why she's saying such hurtful things.

  • At this point he paused and looked sadly into the distance as if recalling every hurtful moment of the evening.

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