1 causing hurt; "her hurtful unconsidered words"
- 1649: John Milton,
- A good principle not rightly understood may prove as hurtful as a bad.
- 1890: George Henry Rohé, Text-book of hygiene
- Well-cultivated soils are often healthy; nor at present has it been proved that the use of manure is hurtful.
- Finnish: loukkaava
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