Maleficent vs Harmful - What's the difference?

maleficent | harmful |


As adjectives the difference between maleficent and harmful

is that maleficent is harmful or evil in intent or effect while harmful is of a kind likely to be damaging; injurious.

maleficent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Harmful or evil in intent or effect.
  • Antonyms

    * beneficent

    Anagrams

    *

    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