Definitions for harmhɑrm

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. injury, hurt, harm, trauma(noun)

    any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.

  2. damage, harm, impairment(noun)

    the occurrence of a change for the worse

  3. damage, harm, hurt, scathe(verb)

    the act of damaging something or someone

  4. harm(verb)

    cause or do harm to

    "These pills won't harm your system"

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  1. harm(Noun)

    Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune.

  2. harm(Noun)

    That which causes injury, damage, or loss.

  3. harm(Verb)

    To cause injury to another; to hurt; to cause damage to something.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Harm(noun)

    injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune

  2. Harm(noun)

    that which causes injury, damage, or loss

  3. Harm(noun)

    to hurt; to injure; to damage; to wrong

  4. Origin: [OE. harmen, AS. hearmian. See Harm, n.]

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  1. Harm

    Harm is a moral and legal concept. Bernard Gert construes harms as any of the following: ⁕pain ⁕death ⁕disability ⁕loss of ability or freedom ⁕loss of pleasure Joel Feinberg gives an account of harms as setbacks to interests. He distinguishes welfare interests from ulterior interests. Hence on his view there are two kinds of harms. Welfare interests are Ulterior interests are "a person's more ultimate goals and aspirations," such as "producing good novels or works of art, solving a crucial scientific problem, achieving high political office, successfully raising a family . . .".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'harm' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4100

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'harm' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3910

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'harm' in Nouns Frequency: #1651

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'harm' in Verbs Frequency: #1097


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