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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 ?
In the same way I fancied that those nations which, starting from a semi-barbarous state and advancing to civilization by slow degrees, have had their laws successively determined, and, as it were, forced upon them simply by experience of the hurtfulness of particular crimes and disputes, would by this process come to be possessed of less perfect institutions than those which, from the commencement of their association as communities, have followed the appointments of some wise legislator.
Not by reasoning, not by the five senses alone, but by other and remoter and uncharted senses, came the feeling to White Fang that the man was ominous with evil, pregnant with hurtfulness, and therefore a thing bad, and wisely to be hated.
But her good mother had often told her of the hurtfulness of these things; and for that reason alone, if there had been no other, she would have resolutely refused to taste them.
The savagery with which someone like journalist Chitra Ramaswamy writing in the Guardian displays is almost amusing in its ferocity except for its intrinsic axe to grind hurtfulness. Why would you think it necessary to go for him in this fashion when for a 70-year-old he did nothing more harmful than spend a day in the Jim Corbet National Park.
The role ascribed to hurtfulness was contested by the
Fourth, we subjected the model to a more stringent test in which we examined whether appraisals of relational spirituality predicted intergroup forgiveness even after controlling for known appraisal (i.e., closeness, hurtfulness) and personality correlates of forgiveness (e.g., religious commitment-Worthington et al., 2003; the Big Five-Costa & McCrae, 1992).
In Table 2, we also reported univariate correlations between the measures of forgiveness and the initial variables (e.g., hurtfulness of the offense) and dichotomous variables (i.e., sex, religious identification, education, and self-identification as LGBTQ or not).
Interestingly, despite the gender differences in satisfaction with the responses to I love you, women and men agreed on the hurtfulness of the responses: they reported that being ignored was the most hurtful response whereas the "I'm not there yet" response was one of the least hurtful responses.
However, Guta's example of the hurtfulness of pain is not entirely convincing.
While alien-self is likely always present with SBSLB disorder, the hurtfulness to ADP embodied in the behavior suggests involvement of classic, deeply rooted anti-self (Akbar, 1981) mentality also.
According to Worthington (1990), marital stability refers to a sense of commitment to the relationship, while marital quality is associated with intimacy, communication, conflict resolution, and level of hurtfulness in the couple's relationship.