Harm

Definition of Harm

Pronunciation: härmd
n.1.Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune.
2.That which causes injury, damage, or loss.
We, ignorant of ourselves,
Beg often our own harms.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To hurt; to injure; to damage; to wrong.
[imp. & p. p. Harmed (härmd); p. pr. & vb. n. Harming.]
Though yet he never harmed me.
- Shak.
No ground of enmity between us known
Why he should mean me ill or seek to harm.
- Milton.

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