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  Definition of harm
  1. the act of damaging something or someone
  2. the occurrence of a change for the worse
  3. any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
  4. cause or do harm to; "These pills won''t harm your system"
Similar Words: damage, hurt, scathe, impairment, injury, trauma

 

Hyponyms: impairment, defacement, disfigurement, disfiguration, wound, wounding, burn, defloration, detriment, hurt, distortion, deformation, run, ladder, ravel, birth trauma, blast trauma, bleeding, hemorrhage, haemorrhage, blunt trauma, bruise, contusion, bump, dislocation, electric shock, fracture, break, frostbite, cryopathy, intravasation, penetrating trauma, penetrating injury, pinch, rupture, sting, bite, insect bite, strain, whiplash, whiplash injury, wale, welt, weal, wheal, lesion, wrench, twist, pull, sicken

 

Derivational Morphology: damage, impair, traumatize, traumatise, shock, hurt, ache, suffer, injure, wound, scathe, impairment

 

 
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