Harm

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Definition

to harm : to damage, to hurt, to injure
verb
It would do you no harm to go to the dentist once in a while. It won't hurt you, you know.
Smoking is harmful to your health. It is a dangerous activity and can damage your health.
He was lucky to escape the car crash unharmed. He had no injuries.

(No) harm (done!): (No) damage (done!)
noun

harmless: safe, inoffensive, not dangerous
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: It would do you no harm to go to the dentist once in a while.
US: Smoking is harmful to your health.

Examples

  • "And besides, when Michelangelo agreed to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel for Pope Julius the second did it harm his reputation?"
  • "- International Cosmetics Supply Center cannot be held liable for any harm caused to your person by the products provided."
  • "No one was harmed in the incident, though one 94-year-old man broke his hip dancing the samba around the burning vehicle."
  • "Donna : Listen to me Icarus from San Francisco: your personal space is sacred, and no one can harm you there."
  • "Are you sick of burglars entering your home, taking your priceless art and harming your valuable children?"
  • "Although the script is very well written, we think that a movie about a serial killer with a pathological obsession with Delavigne products may harm our brand's image."
  • "Can you imagine the harm this would do to my reputation?"

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