Definition of harmless in English:

harmless

Syllabification: harm·less
Pronunciation: /ˈhärmlis
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

harmlessly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Staphylococcus aureus - staph - is a type of bacterium that lives harmlessly on our skin.
  • He claims laughter provides a way for negative emotions to be harmlessly released.
  • An asteroid with a diameter of 30m passed close but harmlessly by Earth, astronomers said.

harmlessness

noun
More example sentences
  • A lot of churches seem to make it their main job to assert their own harmlessness, advertising a ‘safe, accepting environment’.
  • But in the buzzing reality of daily life, bees collect from hundreds of types of plants, so whatever toxins they pick up are diluted to the point of harmlessness.
  • Interestingly, the premise that marijuana is harmless because it's just a plant could also be used to explain the harmlessness of cocaine and heroin.

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