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This full-stop disconnection is unexpected, perplexing and hurtful.Ask Amy: Friend favors exclusive group over friendships|Amy Dickinson|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
But, even subtle micro aggressions, such as a snide comment on a celeb coming out, can be hurtful, they added.
A few months of restarting your cycle might get you back around to hurtful.
She said it’s hurtful when people she knows in real life are the ones doing the harassing, but she said social media harassment doesn’t bother her because they’re being made by people who don’t actually know her.Women Politicians Across the County Say They’ve Faced Harassment, Threats|Kayla Jimenez|November 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
It’s hurtful, and it does make me feel like maybe it’s impossible.How ‘Big Brother’ (barely) redeemed itself after one of the most boring seasons ever|Emily Yahr|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Some of it is completely silly and some of it is meant to be hurtful.
Twenty years after the phrase entered the American lexicon, “Soccer Mom” retains its power as hurtful speech.
But some opponents say its research tactics and spending habits are more hurtful than helpful.
They don't understand how hurtful it is to see my father dragged out of the wreckage...No one should see my father this way.TMZ Makes Tragedy Porn Out of Tracy Morgan’s Gruesome Car Accident|Dean Obeidallah|June 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Amendment 1” seems to protect bullying on social media and insensitive and hurtful speech as well.P.J. O’Rourke: Who Really Actually Wants This Bill of Rights?|P. J. O’Rourke|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The island is especially favoured; it contains no poisonous or hurtful insects or reptiles.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Many novels are hurtful because of the many false ideas interwoven in the stories.The value of a praying mother|Isabel C. Byrum
Many hurtful acts, indeed, came to be viewed as crimes alike against God and man, and punishable in the interests of both.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
His powerful logic would surprise,Amaze, and much delight: He proved that dimness of the eyesWas hurtful to the sight.The Book of Humorous Verse|Various
Nothing can be more hurtful to science than the dogmatic assumption that the hypothesis most in fashion is scientific.Homer and His Age|Andrew Lang