Definitions

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  • adj. Not harmful.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not harmful or doing harm; harmless; innoxious.

Etymologies

un- +‎ harmful (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tolerance of the unharmful is a value that I can’t imagine being morally trumped by some assertion of a positive value.

    Fukuyama in NPQ

  • High levels of unharmful generic E. coli, commonly found in cows 'intestines, can indicate that meat is also contaminated with dangerous pathogens, such as E. coli O157: H7, salmonella and Campylobacter.

    Fast-food safety rules trump those for school lunches

  • In his moral universe, he weighs the morally difficult practice of authorizing aggressive but ultimately unharmful interrogation of terrorists to gain vital intel, versus his sworn duty to protect and defend America, and finds the solution simple.

    Obama: Destruction of LA Preferable to Waterboarding Terrorists - E_Pluribus_Unum’s blog - RedState

  • Taking Gnosis to task casts the detractor as an unreasoning, narrow-minded brute, steeped in dogma and conversely, casts the Gnostic as an unharmful, gentle soul who believes in the fusion of all religion and would simply like to be allowed to get on with his own pursuit of spiritual ascendancy without coming under fire, a view quite appealing to a libertarian, for example.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Since 1998, the European Food Safety Authority on three occasions has declared these two insect-resistant corns to be unharmful to humans, animals and the environment.

    Frankenpolitics

  • Reply i told joe not to get me diamond for lots of the reasons noted. and now 2 years later i find that i want a yellow one. i hope we can find a place to get one that was harvested in a healthy and unharmful way. leahpeah

    Blood Diamonds - Anil Dash

  • Reply how can you eat something so helpless and unharmful to the world what if aan alien ate you you wouldn t lke it would you i know i wouldnt what i am trying to get to is please dont eat them at all sleenard

    Japanese Snack Review: Tamagogani “Meisauki” | The Anime Blog

  • Many WILL switch, yes, because some people do have basically unharmful reasons for wanting to buy stuff eg.

    A Shot Across the Bow

  • We could simply use the words unharmful or healthy.

    That morality test.

  • An 'for each unharmful, gentle soul misplaced inside a jail

    Chimes Of Freedom

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