Last modified on 30 January 2011, at 04:29

harmfulness

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

harmfulness (uncountable)

  1. The characteristic of being harmful.
    • 1922, Edith Wharton, The Glimpses of the Moon, ch. 8,
      Once his word was pledged, he was safe: otherwise there was no limit to his capacity for wilful harmfulness.

ReferencesEdit

  • harmfulness” in An American Dictionary of the English Language, by Noah Webster, 1828.
  • harmfulness” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.