: productive of destruction or woe : seriously harmful <a baneful influence>
Examples of BANEFUL
- The legislation could have a baneful effect on the poor.
- the baneful consequences of war
First Known Use of BANEFUL
Related to BANEFUL
- adverse, bad, baleful, harmful, damaging, dangerous, deleterious, detrimental, evil, hurtful, ill, injurious, mischievous, nocuous, noxious, pernicious, prejudicial, wicked
- anodyne, benign, harmless, hurtless, innocent, innocuous, inoffensive, safe
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