Definitions for harmless
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word harmless.
not causing or capable of causing harm
"harmless bacteria"; "rendered the bomb harmless"
incapable of causing harm or danger
not intended to harm; inoffensive
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from harm.
Touching ceremonies harmless in themselves, and hurtful only in respect of number, was it amiss to decree that those things that were least needful, and newliest come, should be the first that were taken away? Richard Hooker, b. iv. s. 14.
She, like harmless lightning, throws her eye
On him, her brothers, me, her master; hitting
Each object with a joy. William Shakespeare, Cymbeline.
The shipwright will be careful to gain by his labour, or at least to save himself harmless, and therefore suit his work slightly, according to a slight price. Walter Raleigh, Essays.
Harmless refers to someone or something that is incapable of causing damage, injury, pain or any form of harm. It means not threatening, safe or benign.
free from harm; unhurt; as, to give bond to save another harmless
free from power or disposition to harm; innocent; inoffensive
The numerical value of harmless in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of harmless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
There’s also some other ingredients that have been identified — things like volatile organic compounds as well as ultrafine particulates, including heavy metals, and so the contention that these products emit a harmless water vapor is simply not true.
This study defines ... a comprehensive list of mutations in the titin gene, which of these are associated with dilated cardiomyopathy, and which are harmless.
A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about. (from Mostly Harmless)
It has been our policy not to use obscenities in the paper. It's a harmless little eccentricity of ours.
I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.
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- inofensiuCatalan, Valencian
- unschädlich, ungefährlich, harmlosGerman
- inocuo, inofensivoSpanish
- بی آزارPersian
- neamhurchóideach, neamhdhíobhálachIrish
- безвре́дный, безоби́дный, безвредныйRussian
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