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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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there is a minimal risk that player may be harmed in the long-term, but
But "free floating revenge" in the sense of not knowing in any sense who harmed me, not caring, and merely lashing out at whoever comes my way, seems oxymoronic.
It seems plausible to suppose that flying under these conditions has harmed you, as compared with similarly situated passengers on a flight without engine failure.
On the Harm View the strength of a right is subjective in the following way: just how strong a right of mine is depends on how much I'd be harmed by its infringement.
Moreover, since Ahlberg was the sole beneficiary of the plan, any harm the plan might have suffered would have harmed only him.
If Jews or Muslims are being targeted by a genocide, then it is not humanity that is thereby harmed but rather: first, those Jews or Muslims killed or otherwise directly harmed; second, other Jews or Muslims within reach of the perpetrators; and third, possibly, but not necessarily, Jews and Muslims elsewhere in the world.
Physicians will see fewer of their patients harmed, and many fewer subject to the delays, mix-ups and frustrations that are the iceberg below the waterline of injuries.
Only four per cent of the children were severely harmed and required medical attention.
Neither the crops nor the stickleback would be harmed by the water, she said.
If the party that allegedly caused the harm does not respond within 30 days, the party that was harmed may immediately file suit.
If the interoperability order is not suspended, Microsoft will be irreparably harmed because once its IP is revealed, it will have lost its confidential nature forever, irrespective of whether Microsoft prevails in the main proceeding.