Hurtful and Sorrowful


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Hurtful adjective – Causing or capable of causing harm.
Sorrowful and hurtful are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Sorrowful" instead an adjective "Hurtful".
Nearby Words: hurt, hurting
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Sorrowful adjective – Expressing or suggesting mourning.
Hurtful and sorrowful are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Hurtful" instead an adjective "Sorrowful".
Nearby Words: sorrow, sorrowed, sorrowing, sorrowfully
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Sorrowful or Hurtful. 2016. Accessed October 25, 2020.

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