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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being inoffensive.

Usage examples (39)
  • This, then, is what is called the harmlessness of man, -- the holiness of his passions!
  • His great talent, his modesty, and above all what people were pleased to describe as his harmlessness, made everybody like him.
  • A more successful illustration of the "harmlessness" of stimulants is supplied in Mr. Augustus
  • We must remember that the returns include foreigners and Chinamen, or else the reputation for "harmlessness" which for more
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