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harm

[hahrm] /hɑrm/
noun
1.
physical injury or mental damage; hurt:
to do him bodily harm.
2.
moral injury; evil; wrong.
verb (used with object)
3.
to do or cause harm to; injure; damage; hurt:
to harm one's reputation.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English hearm; cognate with German Harm, Old Norse harmr
Related forms
harmer, noun
self-harming, adjective
unharmed, adjective
unharming, adjective
Synonyms
1, 2. See damage. 3. maltreat, abuse.
Antonyms
1. benefit. 3. help.
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harm

/hɑːm/
noun
1.
physical or mental injury or damage
2.
moral evil or wrongdoing
verb
3.
(transitive) to injure physically, morally, or mentally
Derived Forms
harmer, noun
Word Origin
Old English hearm; related to Old Norse harmr grief, Old High German harm injury, Old Slavonic sramǔ disgrace
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Word Origin and History for un harmed

harm

n.

Old English hearm "hurt, evil, grief, pain, insult," from Proto-Germanic *harmaz (cf. Old Saxon harm, Old Norse harmr, Old Frisian herm "insult; pain," Old High German harm, German Harm "grief, sorrow, harm"), from PIE *kormo- "pain."

v.

Old English hearmian "to hurt" (see harm (n.)). It has ousted Old English skeþþan "scathe" in all but a few senses. Related: Harmed; harming.

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Related Abbreviations for un harmed

HARM

high-speed antiradiation missile
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