Examples of harmful in a Sentence
DDT has been proven to be extremely harmful to the environment.
Recent Examples of harmful from the Web
Mitchell told the banking committee that in just the past few years, scientists have come to understand that much lower levels of lead than previously thought are harmful to children.
Blocking research into the health effects of mountaintop-removal coal-mining means that there will be no federally available data suggesting that this practice might be harmful to surrounding communities, if that’s what the study were to show.
The products could be contaminated with leucomalachite green residue, a chemical derived from a dye used in the aquatics industry to treat certain types of infections that can be harmful to humans.
Since even low amounts of chlorine in water are harmful to aquatic life, dechlorination is required to reduce toxicity in the discharge.
The review, which was completed in January, concluded that the spraying could be harmful to other marine creatures, including worms, crustaceans and the fish and birds that feed on them.
Sterling’s remarks were extraordinarily harmful to the league and its players.
Mold and mildew can be harmful to your health by causing respiratory problems and allergic reactions.
In this op-ed, Chase Strangio, a staff attorney for the ACLU LGBT & HIV Project, explains why bills seeking to restrict how educators talk about LGBTQ identity are harmful to young people.
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Definition of harmful for English Language Learners
: causing or capable of causing damage or harm
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