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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 ?
When the alarm that had tricked them into mar- riage proved to be groundless, she was angry and said bitter, hurtful things.
She never wittingly did a hurtful thing in all the little summer of her life.
Could it be hurtful to send for some one - some minister of any denomination, it does not matter which - to explain it, and show you how very far you have erred from its precepts; and how unfit you will be for its heaven, unless a change takes place before you die?
Our greatness will appear Then most conspicuous, when great things of small, Useful of hurtful, prosperous of adverse We can create, and in what place so e're Thrive under evil, and work ease out of pain Through labour and endurance.
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.
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.
I am not speaking like a man, but I speak the truth; and I tell you again, the thing's absurd, and wrong, and hurtful.
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?
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.
That will be the better plan, and less hurtful to us both.
Her temper was naturally the easiest of the two; her feelings, though quick, were more controllable, and education had not given her so very hurtful a degree of self-consequence.