harmfulness

Definitions of harmfulness
  1. noun
    destructiveness that causes harm or injury
    synonyms: injuriousness
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    types:
    insidiousness
    subtle and cumulative harmfulness (especially of a disease)
    virulence, virulency
    extreme harmfulness (as the capacity of a microorganism to cause disease)
    type of:
    destructiveness
    the quality of causing destruction
  2. noun
    the quality of being noxious
    synonyms: noisomeness, noxiousness
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    type of:
    morbidity, morbidness, unwholesomeness
    the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
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