Harmless



[hahrm-lis] /ˈhɑrm lɪs/

adjective
1.
without the power or desire to do harm; innocuous:
He looks mean but he’s harmless; a harmless Halloween prank.
2.
without injury; unhurt; unharmed.
Idioms
3.
hold harmless, Law. to relieve from responsibility or liability for any damage or loss.
Also, save harmless.
/ˈhɑːmlɪs/
adjective
1.
not causing any physical or mental damage or injury
2.
unlikely to annoy or worry people: a harmless sort of man
adj.

c.1300, “uninjured,” from harm (n.) + -less. Meaning “undamaged” is from late 14c. Related: Harmlessly; harmlessness.

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