Related formsbane·ful·ly, adverbbane·ful·ness, noun
Can be confusedbaleful baneful
Examples from the Web for baneful
It is in fact the healing caduceus as well as the baneful thunder-weapon.The Evolution of the Dragon|G. Elliot Smith
Disguise it as I may, I cannot but believe my mother to be under some baneful influence.The Lancashire Witches|William Harrison Ainsworth
He dreamt he was in China again and had fallen into the hands of that baneful society, the "Cheerful Hearts."The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace
It is remarkable how unequally these baneful visitations affect the different races of the inhabitants.
Before long the government will pass laws on this baneful, shameful, quack advertising.Evening Round Up|William Crosbie Hunter