Hurtful



[hurt-fuh l] /ˈhɜrt fəl/

adjective
1.
causing or injury; injurious; harmful.
/ˈhɜːtfʊl/
adjective
1.
causing distress or injury: to say hurtful things
adj.

“harmful,” mid-15c., from hurt (n.) + -ful. Related: Hurtfully; hurtfulness.

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