harm

Harm \Harm\ (h[aum]rm), n. [OE. harm, hearm, AS. hearm; akin to OS. harm, G. harm grief, Icel. harmr, Dan. harme, Sw. harm; cf. OSlav. & Russ. sram' shame, Skr. [,c]rama toil, fatigue.] 1. Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune. [1913 Webster] 2. That which causes injury, damage, or loss. [1913 Webster] We, ignorant of ourselves, Beg often our own harms. --Shak. Syn: Mischief; evil; loss; injury. See {Mischief}. [1913 Webster]