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marked by, causing, or experiencing physical pain

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causing hurt

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harmful to living things

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Therefore, have done with this nonsense: you have no ground for hope: dismiss, at once, these hurtful thoughts and foolish wishes from your mind, and turn to your own duty, and the dull blank life that lies before you.
SOCRATES: If then virtue is a quality of the soul, and is admitted to be profitable, it must be wisdom or prudence, since none of the things of the soul are either profitable or hurtful in themselves, but they are all made profitable or hurtful by the addition of wisdom or of folly; and therefore if virtue is profitable, virtue must be a sort of wisdom or prudence?
SOCRATES: And the other goods, such as wealth and the like, of which we were just now saying that they are sometimes good and sometimes evil, do not they also become profitable or hurtful, accordingly as the soul guides and uses them rightly or wrongly; just as the things of the soul herself are benefited when under the guidance of wisdom and harmed by folly?
I have to say if it gets really nasty - I think it can be very hurtful.
It is disappointing and it's hurtful," the 48-year-old had said.
This video displays mental health in a commercial and hurtful way to people affected.
The primary source of hurtful behavior, especially at the secondary level, is a set of socially skilled, popular students who are hurtful as they try to establish social dominance.
However, a hurtful comment in one of her posts upset the actress-writer, to which she replied:
I WAS saddened to read that Carol Malia, Look North presenter, had received hurtful messages about her weight.
Michelle Whytock claimed Charlene Malone had made hurtful comments about her dead dad, a court heard yesterday.
Whether we are parents or not, we are armed with hurtful verbal weapons, and the social norms today give us license to use them more and more liberally.
Finally, after RJ has made a number of hurtful comments to others, his parents have a talk with him about using his social filter to review his feedback words before he says them.
He has said things to people while they are practising which they have found hurtful.
The research, which was carried out by Oxford, Bristol, and Warwick universities, asked around 7,000 children aged 12 if they had experienced a sibling saying hurtful things, hitting, ignoring them or lying about them, Press Tv reported.