Antonyms
Etymology

1. hurtful

adjective. ['ˈhɝːtfəl'] causing hurt.

Antonyms

  • innocuous

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • hurt (English)
  • hurten (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Hurtful

  • apfel
  • apocryphal
  • awful
  • awful
  • baffle
  • baleful
  • bashful
  • beautiful
  • biffle
  • blissful
  • boastful
  • bountiful
  • bountiful
  • careful
  • cheerful
  • coffel
  • colorful
  • cranfill
  • deceitful
  • deceitful

Sentences with hurtful


1. Adjective
Trying to put a positive spin on her father's death can also be hurtful.

Quotes about hurtful


1. I had a friend where it turned out that she hated my guts, all through our friendship. I thought she was my best friend, and then, in high school, she turned on me and had sordid affairs with all of the people that I'd dated. It was less hurtful because I was in high school, so it was more like, 'What's wrong with you? Gross!'
- Mae Whitman

2. There are wounds that never show on the body that are deeper and more hurtful than anything that bleeds.
- Laurell K. Hamilton, Mistral's Kiss

3. How hurtful it can be to deny one's true self and live a life of lies just to appease others.
- June Ahern

2. hurtful

adjective. ['ˈhɝːtfəl'] harmful to living things.

Synonyms

  • harmful
  • injurious

Antonyms

  • nontoxic
  • benign
  • wholesome

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • hurt (English)
  • hurten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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