Hurtful vs Insalubrious - What's the difference?

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Hurtful is a related term of insalubrious.


As adjectives the difference between hurtful and insalubrious

is that hurtful is tending to impair or damage; injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or injury while insalubrious is unhealthful, not providing or promoting health.

hurtful

English

Alternative forms

* hurtfull (archaic)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Tending to impair or damage; injurious; mischievous; occasioning loss or injury.
  • * 1649 : , Eikonoklastes
  • A good principle not rightly understood may prove as hurtful as a bad.
  • * 1890 : George Henry Rohé, Text-book of hygiene
  • Well-cultivated soils are often healthy; nor at present has it been proved that the use of manure is hurtful .
  • Tending to hurt someone's feelings; insulting.
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  • Synonyms

    * (tending to impair or damage) pernicious, harmful, baneful, prejudicial, detrimental, disadvantageous, mischievous, injurious, noxious, unwholesome, destructive; see also

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    Anagrams

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    insalubrious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unhealthful, not providing or promoting health.