from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The quality of being baneful or hurtful; poisonousness.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The state or quality of being
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We should bandy like banshees with Ban Ki-Moon to banjax this banefulness, before we go bananas.
But somehow the bad men seemed unable to transplant to this new and richer soil the banefulness that had thrived so successfully in the land of sage-brush and cactus.
Their influence on the individual personality, and through her on the society and civilization which she vitalizes and inspires -- all this and more must be weighed in the balance before the jury call return a just and intelligent verdict as to the innocence or banefulness of these apparently simple amusements.
He proclaimed that they were jealous of his profounder learning, and threatened to expose the banefulness of their systems.
I hope you’ll know it better in a short time, and that you will then prefer it to Rome, which I am convinced is an unhealthy place, and will show its banefulness, some day or another, on every one who constantly resides there, as it has on half a dozen I could name already.