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harm

noun aggravation, balefulness, damage, damnum, deadliness, detriment, disablement, disservice, evil, hurt, hurtfulness, ill consequence, ill-treatment, impairment, injury, malignancy, malignity, mischief, misfortune, noxiousness, perniciousness, ruin, scathe, scourge, virulence
Associated concepts: accidental harm, bodily harm, forseeeble harm, irreparable harm, unreasonable risk of harm

harm

verb abuse, adulterate, afflict, aggravate, attack, be malevolent, bruise, cause pain, corrode, corrupt, cripple, damage, debase, deface, demolish, devastate, disfigure, disserve, do evil, do mischief, do viilence, endamage, exacerbate, hurt, ill-treat, ill-use, impair, incapacitate, infect, inflict injury, injure, laedere, maim, mar, misuse, mutilate, nocere, pervert, plague, pollute, ravage, ruin, scathe, scourge, smite, spoil, subvert, worsen, wound, wrong
Associated concepts: accidental harm, bodily harm, forseeeble harm, irreparable harm, unreasonable harm
Foreign phrases: Error scribentis nocere non debit.An error made by a clerk ought not to prejudice. Qui jure suo utitur, nemini facit injuriam. One who exercises his legal rights, injures no one.
See also: abuse, annoy, assault, cost, damage, detriment, disable, disadvantage, disaster, disservice, drawback, endanger, eviscerate, expense, harrow, impair, impairment, infect, inflict, injure, injury, mischief, mistreat, molest, penalize, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice, spoil, strike, violate, wrong
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"The harmed individual's own heavy drinking and having a heavy drinker in the household increased risk for all alcohol's harm to others (AHTO) types.
A new study finds the effects of "secondhand" alcohol harms are widespread, with nearly 1 in 5 Americans -- 53 million people -- reporting having been harmed by someone else's drinking during the past year.
The specific types of harm experienced differed with gender.
The National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms will co-ordinate work to tackle the problems and achieve a lasting impact, the Gambling Commission said.
All four men had gone to The Waterfront pub after work on Friday, October 12, according to prosecutor Michael Duck QC, who said Elvin and Mr Harm had consumed a lot of alcohol.
The compensation payments from the Bureau are issued only in connection with the harm caused to health in the following cases:
There are numerous cases where family members are abused and physically harmed. Also, situations of involuntary manslaughter where an adult or a child has suffered physical harm which caused the death of him/her, represent the result of unlawful acts.
(&): X may make Y suffer a harm in doing a good deed only if either (a) Y consents (or would consent) to X's doing it, (b) Y is morally required to consent to X's doing it, or (c) X has no permissible alternative to doing it.
But neither Mill nor Cohen flesh out an argument for their claim that the harm principle is the best or only normative principle for determining which actions fall within the sphere of toleration and which allow for interference.
and Canadian peoples, understands harm in a community context.
In assessing harm and devising punishment, the law has always taken nonphysical harm seriously, but traditionally it has only implicitly accounted for emotional harm; it has not made emotional harm an element of criminal liability.
"Sometimes people harm themselves because of self-hate, or because they want to punish themselves.