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hurt·ful

 (hûrt′fəl)
adj.
1. Causing pain or suffering, especially of a psychological nature.
2. Damaging or harmful: an incident that was hurtful to his career.

hurt′ful·ly adv.
hurt′ful·ness n.

hurtful

(ˈhɜːtfʊl)
adj
causing distress or injury: to say hurtful things.
ˈhurtfully adv
ˈhurtfulness n

hurt•ful

(ˈhɜrt fəl)

adj.
causing hurt, distress, or injury; injurious.
[1520–30]
hurt′ful•ly, adv.
hurt′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hurtful - causing hurt; "her hurtful unconsidered words"
unkind - lacking kindness; "a thoughtless and unkind remark"; "the unkindest cut of all"
2.hurtful - harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives"
harmful - causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"

hurtful

hurtful

adjective
1. Marked by, causing, or experiencing physical pain:
2. Causing harm or injury:
Translations
ضارٌّ، مُضِر
zraňující
særandi; skaîlegur
acı vereninciticikırıcı

hurtful

[ˈhɜːtfʊl] ADJ [remark] → hiriente; [act, behaviour] → ofensivo; [experience] → doloroso

hurtful

[ˈhɜːrtfʊl] adj [remark] → blessant(e)
to be hurtful to sb [person] → être blessant(e) envers qn

hurtful

adj words, actionverletzend; it was very hurtful to himes verletzte ihn sehr; to say/do hurtful thingsVerletzendes sagen/tun

hurtful

[ˈhɜːtfʊl] adj (upsetting, remark) → che fa male, che ferisce

hurt

(həːt) past tense, past participle hurt verb
1. to injure or cause pain to. I hurt my hand on that broken glass.
2. to upset (a person or his feelings). He hurt me / my feelings by ignoring me.
3. to be painful. My tooth hurts.
4. to do harm (to) or have a bad effect (on). It wouldn't hurt you to work late just once.
adjective
1. upset; distressed. She felt very hurt at/by his behaviour; her hurt feelings.
2. injured. Are you badly hurt?
ˈhurtful adjective
causing distress. a hurtful remark.
ˈhurtfully adverb
ˈhurtfulness noun

hurtful

adj hiriente; hurtful words..palabras hirientes
References in classic literature ?
and are not those petty, tormenting cares less hurtful than a continual brooding over the great affliction that oppresses us?
Are they not profitable when they are rightly used, and hurtful when they are not rightly used?
Things are censured either as impossible, or irrational, or morally hurtful, or contradictory, or contrary to artistic correctness.
1843, comments on this passage as follows: "That great patron and Coryphaeus of this tribe, Nicolo Machiavel, laid down this for a master rule in his political scheme: 'That the show of religion was helpful to the politician, but the reality of it hurtful and pernicious.
Voice indeed, as being the token of pleasure and pain, is imparted to others also, and thus much their nature is capable of, to perceive pleasure and pain, and to impart these sensations to others; but it is by speech that we are enabled to express what is useful for us, and what is hurtful, and of course what is just and what is unjust: for in this particular man differs from other animals, that he alone has a perception of good and evil, of just and unjust, and it is a participation of these common sentiments which forms a family and a city.
I spoke of the many little things in the house that were now hurtful to me to look upon, and he clutched my hand, deeply moved, though it was another house with its little things he saw.
During this time one of our fathers, being always sick and of a constitution which the air of Abyssinia was very hurtful to, obtained a permission from our superiors to return to the Indies; I was willing to accompany him through part of his way, and went with him over a desert, at no great distance from my residence, where I found many trees loaded with a kind of fruit, called by the natives anchoy, about the bigness of an apricot, and very yellow, which is much eaten without any ill effect.
And would not a return to the subject result in raising suspicions which might be hurtful to our projects, if at some future time a favourable opportunity offered to return to them?
That will be the better plan, and less hurtful to us both.
But as this tract is put forth merely as a history, or, if you will, as a tale, in which, amid some examples worthy of imitation, there will be found, perhaps, as many more which it were advisable not to follow, I hope it will prove useful to some without being hurtful to any, and that my openness will find some favor with all.
The other, that he shall have counsel given, hurtful and unsafe
When the alarm that had tricked them into mar- riage proved to be groundless, she was angry and said bitter, hurtful things.