What does harmful mean?

Definitions for harmfulˈhɑrm fəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word harmful.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. harmful(adj)

    causing or capable of causing harm

    "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"


  1. harmful(Adjective)

    of a kind likely to be damaging; injurious

    Wear a hat to protect your skin from harmful sunlight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harmful(adj)

    full of harm; injurious; hurtful; mischievous


  1. Harmful

    Harmful is a rock band from Frankfurt, Germany, founded in 1992 and frequently compared to early Helmet and more occasionally to Blackmail. The band has released eight albums to date, the first two and last three on independent labels, the third and fourth via BMG. 2007 saw the release of Harmful's seventh album, aptly titled 7, produced by Billy Gould, former member of Faith No More. Gould has subsequently joined the band as a fourth member and also took part in the tour supporting the album in early 2007. In the past, Harmful has toured with bands like Slayer, Machine Head, Clutch, Paradise Lost, Therapy?, LaFaro and Helmet.

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    Song lyrics by harmful -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by harmful on the Lyrics.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmful in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Hirschmann:

    This rule is more harmful than helpful.

  2. Thomas Huxley:

    Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.

  3. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    We continue to urge the government of Bahrain to reverse their recent harmful actions.

  4. Ronald Leung:

    If Hong Kong students get this kind of brainwashing, it's harmful for Hong Kong's future.

  5. Hesiod:

    He harms himself who does harm to another, and the evil plan is most harmful to the planner.

Images & Illustrations of harmful

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