Harmlessness
Harmless Harm"less (h[aum]rm"l[e^]s), a. 1. Free from harm; unhurt; as, to give bond to save another harmless. [1913 Webster]

2. Free from power or disposition to harm; innocent; inoffensive. `` The harmless deer.'' --Drayton

Syn: Innocent; innoxious; innocuous; inoffensive; unoffending; unhurt; uninjured; unharmed. --{Harm"less*ly}, adv.- {Harm"less*ness}, n.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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