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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: And such of these as are not knowledge, but of another sort, are sometimes profitable and sometimes hurtful; as, for example, courage wanting prudence, which is only a sort of confidence?
SOCRATES: And the same may be said of temperance and quickness of apprehension; whatever things are learned or done with sense are profitable, but when done without sense they are hurtful?
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?
An officer involved in the case has since issued a warning following reports of hurtful social media posts being put up in the aftermath of the tragedy.
The upset Love Island star wrote in a lengthy post on hisInstagramabout "bitter" people who had nothing better to do than write "hurtful" comments on her holiday snaps.
In a tweet, the president said the tragic incident of Sahiwal was hurtful and he could not even imagine the traumatic impact on the minds of the children who had seen their parents being killed with their bare eyes.
Mumbai: Actress Nimrat Kaur has quashed all rumours about her link-up and says that every news about her is fiction and it can be hurtful.
BBC presenter Vicki Archer's last social media posts cryptically branded gossip "corrosive" and "hurtful".
RAWALPINDI -- The Punjab government has decided to refer posts on social media that can be hurtful to some people during the election campaign to the Federal Investigation Agency's (FIA) Cyber Crime Wing.
He raised the concern in response to Nawaz's comments on Sunday, where the former prime minister said Nisar's remarks were 'hurtful and saddening.'
Dear Coleen Recently, my girlfriend wouldn't admit to something she'd done and I lost my temper and said some hurtful things.
Now I keep begging her to take me back but she says my words were "too hurtful to forget".
Bangor Students Union described the clip, called Enter the Asylum and viewed more than 9,000 times on the nighclub's Facebook page, as "hurtful".