harm·ful adj: of a kind likely to cause harm
harm·ful·ly adv
harm·ful·ness n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective afflicting, bad, baleful, baneful, calamitous, cataclysmic, catastrophic, consuming, consumptive, corrosive, costly, crippling, cruel, crushing, damaging, dangerous, deleterious, destructive, detracting, detrimental, devouring, dire, disadvantageous, disastrous, disserviceable, evil, fell, fiendish, foul, hurtful, ill-intentioned, inexpedient, infectious, injurious, insalubrious, insidious, internecine, malefic, maleficent, malicious, malign, mephitic, merciless, miasmal, mischievous, morbific, nasty, nocens, nocent, nocuous, noisome, noxious, noxius, pernicious, pestiferous, pestilential, pitiless, poisonous, polluted, ruinous, spiteful, subversionary, subversive, toxic, treacherous, troublous, unfavorable, unfortunate, unhealthy, unlucky, unpropitious, unsafe, unwholesome, venomous, vicious, wicked, wounding associated concepts: harmful consequences from an overt act, harmful products II index adverse (negative), dangerous, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, disadvantageous, disastrous, fatal, hostile, inadvisable, incendiary, inimical, insalubrious, invidious, lethal, malevolent, malicious, malignant, noxious, oppressive, outrageous, painful, peccant (unhealthy), pernicious, pestilent, prejudicial, scathing, sinister, toxic, virulent

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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