What does harmless mean?

Definitions for harmless
ˈhɑrm lɪsharm·less

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. harmless(adj)

    not causing or capable of causing harm

    "harmless bacteria"; "rendered the bomb harmless"

Wiktionary

  1. harmless(Adjective)

    incapable of causing harm or danger

  2. harmless(Adjective)

    not intended to harm; inoffensive

  3. harmless(Adjective)

    safe

Webster Dictionary

  1. Harmless(adj)

    free from harm; unhurt; as, to give bond to save another harmless

  2. Harmless(adj)

    free from power or disposition to harm; innocent; inoffensive

How to pronounce harmless?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say harmless in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of harmless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of harmless in a Sentence

  1. Angela Merkel:

    This is completely out of hand and why it's almost impossible to comment on this. It cannot be justified, sS comparisons only lead to misery because it means the crimes committed by the National Socialists in Germany are rendered much more harmless than they actually were.

  2. David Kopel:

    The Panthers' arms-carrying was often intended to be intimidating, that's one difference between the Panthers and modern open-carry activists. The latter are attempting to convey the message that they are harmless and peaceful.

  3. Katarina Zarutskie:

    We had seen all these nurse sharks swimming around the marina and I had already known, because I’ve surfed my whole life [ that nurse sharks are relatively harmless ] … I thought it was safe and I saw kids snorkeling, and against my boyfriend’s family’s wishes I thought it would be fine.

  4. A. M. Rosenthal:

    It has been our policy not to use obscenities in the paper. It's a harmless little eccentricity of ours.

  5. Wendy Nather:

    I couldn't tell you who is most likely to be compromised by this, but if it were harmless, we wouldn't even be talking about it.

Images & Illustrations of harmless

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