Her comments were very hurtful to Mrs Green's family.
All last summer he'd been unkind to her.
the distressing symptoms of anxiety
People make cutting remarks to help themselves feel superior to others.
Is the recycling process damaging to the environment?
wounding remarks about her appearance
He's only nasty to me when there's no-one around to see it.
They should spend a long time in jail to reflect on their cruel acts.
the persecution of prisoners by cruel officers
the awesome destructive power of nuclear weapons
the harmful effects of smoking
She described the charges as malicious.
a mischievous campaign by the press
These foods are considered detrimental to health.
the pernicious effects of alcoholism
He could be spiteful.
eight years in jail for actions considered prejudicial to security
Stress in itself is not necessarily injurious.
This policy has proved extremely disadvantageous for us.
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in the sense of cruel
deliberately causing pain without pityThey should spend a long time in jail to reflect on their cruel acts.the persecution of prisoners by cruel officers
in the sense of cutting
(of a remark) likely to hurt the feelingsPeople make cutting remarks to help themselves feel superior to others.
Video: pronunciation of 'hurtful'
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