harmfulness


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  • noun

Synonyms for harmfulness

destructiveness that causes harm or injury

the quality of being noxious

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1990) (adjusting sentence upwards because actual dollar loss did not capture extent of harmfulness of defendant's conduct).
Even on this neo-Russellian view, however, adding the harm done by a thought to the harm done by the object of the thought overstates the harmfulness of the object only if the harmfulness of a thought necessarily overlaps the harmfulness of the object of the thought.
I am in no doubt that drugs need to be categorised according to the degree of harmfulness and as far as ecstasy is concerned the science is clear.
1990) (15-month upward departure because dollar loss did not capture extent of harmfulness of defendant's conduct).
These actions include "[e]ffective implementation of FDA's authority for tobacco product regulation in order to reduce tobacco product addictiveness and harmfulness.
Moreover, the Guidelines permit a discretionary upward departure in eases where the monetary loss determined "does not fully capture the harmfulness or seriousness of the conduct.
The argument would presumably be that desert should be measured partly by the harmfulness or potential harmfulness of the offense and partly by the offender's culpability, and that the act of heroism reflects on the offender's general character and therefore on culpability.
The Court overruled many contrary precedents and found that segregated schools were inherently unequal, regardless of educational resources, because of the harmfulness of segregation.
The Home Office's stance of the harmfulness of heroin had recently changed significantly, said Mr Davies.
This factor does not relate to the harmfulness or culpability of the current conduct, and thus is not desert based.
Among its key recommendations for accelerating progress in reducing tobacco use, the new Surgeon General's report calls for "effective implementation of FDA's authority for tobacco product regulation in order to reduce tobacco product addictiveness and harmfulness.
Mr Fabricant said: "The harmfulness of tobacco smoking is indisputable and one in every two smokers will die prematurely from the habit.
Mr Hooper then acknowledges that there is nothing in environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) that is not already present in the air and points to the level of concentration being the determining factor with regard to harmfulness.
The new data also showed that teen perceptions of the harmfulness in marijuana use is down dramatically over the past two decades, and among older kids, those erosions in anti-marijuana attitudes are now at the absolute lowest levels they have been since the late 1970s, when MTF began tracking the trend.