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harm

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something that causes loss or pain

  • you were lucky to survive the fire without harm
  • no harm in trying
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harm

Synonyms and Antonyms of harm

1 to cause bodily damage to

  • though she wasnʼt harmed by the flying glass, she slipped and fell on a piece and cut her hand
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Synonym Discussion of harm

injure, harm, hurt, damage, impair, mar mean to affect injuriously. injure implies the inflicting of anything detrimental to one's looks, comfort, health, or success.
    • badly injured in an accident
harm often stresses the inflicting of pain, suffering, or loss.
    • careful not to harm the animals
hurt implies inflicting a wound to the body or to the feelings.
    • hurt by their callous remarks
damage suggests injury that lowers value or impairs usefulness.
    • a table damaged in shipping
impair suggests a making less complete or efficient by deterioration or diminution.
    • years of smoking had impaired his health
mar applies to injury that spoils perfection (as of a surface) or causes disfigurement.
    • the text is marred by many typos


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