- Injury; hurt; damage; detriment; misfortune.
- That which causes injury, damage, or loss."We, ignorant of ourselves,
Beg often our own harms." [Shak.]synonyms: Mischief; evil; loss; injury. See Mischief.
Etymology: OE. harm hearm, AS. hearm; akin to OS. harm, G. harm grief, Icel. harmr, Dan. harme, Sw. harm; cf. OSlav. & Russ. sram' shame, Skr. çrama toil, fatigue