Part of speech:
Harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way (as for example deleterious effects, deleterious to health).
Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
Portending harm; ominous.
Designed or tending to disprove or discredit:
Morally bad or wrong; wicked:
Injurious or harmful in effect; adverse:
Having or exerting a malignant influence.
Hostile or disparaging; malicious:
Having a bad odor; foul-smelling
Causing anger, displeasure, or resentment:
Causing or tending to cause harm, especially to a legal case:
Capable of causing injury or death, especially by chemical means; poisonous.
Not conducive to morality; morally harmful:
Yielding profit; advantageous:
The definition of helpful is someone or something that is useful, that provides assistance or aid, or that is prone to providing aid.
Affording advantage; favorable or beneficial.
(Law) For one's own benefit
(Slang) Extremely bad (bad enough to make one ill). Generally used indirectly with to be.
Inclined to annoy or vex with playful tricks; naughty
Causing harm or injury
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