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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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If you don't hear back, that says it all, though rather hurtfully, and if she suggests a particular date or venue, then you're still in with a shout.
Spokesman Mervyn Redmond said: "We feel betrayed twice over - first by the PMS which falsely assured us our savings would not be at risk and again by the Presbyterian Church which, even more hurtfully, has failed to provide any meaningful support for us since our savings were frozen.
You must make her see how hurtfully she has behaved from your point of view.
Their anger with the political class would boil over hurtfully, if they perceive that it is cheating them with sweet talk.
I realise people like to speculate, rather hurtfully, as to why but the reason is 10 years is a long time on the show and I'm ready for a change.
He has been sending them sexually explicit emails and very hurtfully talking about me.
The brooding Brown's early leadership ambitions were defeated by perceived flaws of character which, he was hurtfully told, made him unattractive to the electorate.
He said he had wanted to be independent of his father but was spurred into action when Mr Rose hurtfully denied he was Paul's father in a document sent to the Child Support Agency.
But it stops short, hurtfully and disappointingly to him, at the Breeders Cup's meeting.
Barely concealing her anger Anne, 44, said: "I am very sad that our marriage difficulties have been made so hurtfully public.
But, still more hurtfully, the hat girl declared: "I just don't think Patsy's the right woman for Liam.
But then remember how Lens got a last-minute winner at the old place, Dinamo Kiev snatched a last-gasp draw, and most hurtfully, Fiorentina pinched a 75th-minute winner they never deserved.
Dressed in a red cape, white jumper and blue trousers, Anne said in London: "I am very sad that our marriage difficulties have been made so hurtfully public.