Dismantling vs Harmful - What's the difference?

dismantling | harmful |


As a verb dismantling

is .

As a noun dismantling

is the act by which something is dismantled.

As an adjective harmful is

of a kind likely to be damaging; injurious.

dismantling

English

Verb

(head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act by which something is dismantled.
  • * 2004 , Detlef Junker, ?Philipp Gassert, ?Wilfried Mausbach, The United States and Germany in the Era of the Cold War
  • The three occupation powers had complete discretion over dismantlings , however.

    harmful

    English

    Alternative forms

    * harmfull (archaic)

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • of a kind likely to be damaging; injurious
  • Wear a hat to protect your skin from harmful sunlight.

    Usage notes

    * Nouns to which "harmful" is often applied: effect, consequence, impact, influence, emission, chemical, ingredient, substance, gas, agent, additive, drug, radiation, dust, organism, plant, animal, insect, action, act, behavior, component, content, activity, interference, use.

    Synonyms

    * injurious; see also

    Antonyms

    * beneficial * harmless

    See also

    * harm