harmfulness harmfulness  /ˈhɑrm fəl nəs/


  1. (n) destructiveness that causes harm or injury
  2. (n) the quality of being noxious


  1. Many churchmen are reluctant to give a definite yes or no to marijuana, on the grounds that the medical evidence as to its harmfulness is incomplete.
  2. Partly because the debate about MDMA's harmfulness has never been resolved.
  3. Because of the prevalence and obvious harmfulness of this particular form of Nazi poison, I believe it should be dragged out in the open and scotched.
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anachronistic anachronistic
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