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hurtfuladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈhɜrt·fəl/
causing ​emotionalpain: a hurtful ​remark
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hurtfuladjective

uk   /ˈhɜːt.fəl/  us   /ˈhɝːt.fəl/
hurtfully
adverb uk   /ˈhɜːt.fəl.i/  us   /ˈhɝːt.fəl.i/
hurtfulness
noun [U] uk   /ˈhɜːt.fəl.nəs/  us   /ˈhɝːt.fəl.nəs/
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