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Synonyms for harmless
ˈhɑrm lɪsharm·less

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. harmlessadjective

    Antonyms:
    harmful

  2. harmlessadjective

    Antonyms:
    harmful

  3. harmlessadjective

    Antonyms:
    harmful

  4. harmlessadjective

    Antonyms:
    harmful

English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. harmless

    Innocent, in the full sense, signifies not tainted with sin; not having done wrong or violated legal or moral precept or duty; as, an innocent babe. Innocent is a negative word, expressing less than righteous, upright, or virtuous, which imply knowledge of good and evil, with free choice of the good. A little child or a lamb is innocent; a tried and faithful man is righteous, upright, virtuous. Immaculate, pure, and sinless may be used either of one who has never known the possibility of evil or of one who has perfectly and triumphantly resisted it. Innocent is used of inanimate substances in the sense of harmless; as, an innocent remedy, that is, one not dangerous, even if not helpful. Innocent, in a specific case, signifies free from the guilt of a particular act, even tho the total character may be very evil; as, the thief was found to be innocent of the murder. See CANDID; PURE.

    Compare synonyms for CRIMINAL.

    Synonyms:
    blameless, clean, clear, faultless, guileless, guiltless, immaculate, innocent, innocuous, innoxious, inoffensive, pure, right, righteous, sinless, spotless, stainless, upright, virtuous

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. harmless

    Synonyms:
    innocuous, innoxious, inoffensive, innocent, gentle

    Antonyms:
    nocuous, noxious, hurtful, savage, cruel, deadly, violent, mischievous, destructive, pernicious

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. harmlessadjective

    not causing or capable of causing harm

    "harmless bacteria"; "rendered the bomb harmless"

    Antonyms:
    wounding, mischievous, stabbing, damaging, prejudicial, counterproductive, calumniatory, pernicious, insidious, libelous, slanderous, detrimental, bruising, ruinous, deleterious, catastrophic, bad, ill, defamatory, prejudicious, libellous, denigrating, hurtful, subtle, injurious, denigratory, denigrative, calumnious, nocent, harmful, abusive

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. harmlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    innoxious, innocuous, not hurtful

  2. harmlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    inoffensive, unoffending

  3. harmlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    uninjured, unhurt, unharmed

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. harmlessadjective

    Synonyms:
    innocuous, innoxious, inoffensive, peaceable, uninjured, unscathed

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How to use harmless in a sentence?

  1. Mac Donald:

    We are not incarcerating a bunch of harmless sad sacks who are merely caught with a joint, prisons today mostly house violent criminals. Prison populations have increased because violent crimes increased.

  2. Jay Leno:

    At the time I did those jokes, I genuinely thought them to be harmless, i was making fun of our enemy North Korea, and like most jokes, there was a ring of truth to them.

  3. Ryan Pack:

    Only malicious people make trouble out of harmless things.

  4. Douglas Noel Adams:

    A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about. (from Mostly Harmless)

  5. Kok Chwee Sim:

    Spotting in locations such as Singapore where the hobby is less understood, the biggest challenge is posed by the security, even as one is clearly and visibly harmless near an airport, security personnel tend to insist that one moves on and not spot or photograph airplanes.


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