Part of speech:
Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
Harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way (as for example deleterious effects, deleterious to health).
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.
Designed or tending to disprove or discredit:
Morally bad or wrong; wicked:
Injurious or harmful in effect; adverse:
Having or exerting a malignant influence.
Inclined to annoy or vex with playful tricks; naughty
Causing harm or injury
Portending harm; ominous.
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