mischievous, ill, bad, detrimental, nagging, pestilential, unhealthful, noxious, unkind, perverting, achy, insalubrious, poisonous, noisome, deadly, unwholesome, ruinous, harmful, injurious, afflictive, deleterious, pernicious, pain, destructive, pestiferous, help
harmful (part of speech: adjective)
painful (part of speech: adjective)
disagreeable, uncomfortable, anguishing, horrendous, acute, besetting, bothersome, inflaming, wrenching, smarting, gnawing, odious, irksome, oppressive, offensive, cramping, bitter, excruciating, aggravating, tormenting, torturing, troublesome, withering, biting, severe, cruel, annoying, aching, woeful, piercing, grievous, irritating, unbearable, trying, sore, painful, harrowing, arduous, miserable, throbbing, stabbing, crushing, burdensome, agonizing, chafing, stinging, unpleasant, cutting, distressful, grueling, insufferable
malevolent (part of speech: adjective)
hateful, sinister, malignant, antagonistic, evil, nasty, catty, malevolent, foul, mean, sullen, ill-natured, venomous, spiteful, baneful, perfidious, hostile, rancorous, baleful, virulent, vindictive, treacherous, wicked, malicious, churlish, black-hearted, corrosive, vicious
- The majority recognize the usefulness of this activity in principle; but in all its manifestations known to us, in all particular cases known to us, the usefulness of each of the institutions and of each of the manifestations of this activity is not only denied by those for whose advantage it is performed, but they assert that it is even pernicious and hurtful.
- The remarks which I have been making must be completed by that consideration, or they become hurtful and one- sided. - "Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers", Alexander Maclaren.
- The explanations that had passed, all the more dangerous because in his favour, were not of a kind to prove otherwise than hurtful to him. - "The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 3 And His Court and of The Regency", Duc de Saint-Simon.