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Definition of "harmlessness" [harmlessness]

  • The characteristic of being harmless. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "harmlessness" in a sentence
  • "This, then, is what is called the harmlessness of man, -- the holiness of his passions!"
  • "His great talent, his modesty, and above all what people were pleased to describe as his harmlessness, made everybody like him."
  • "It is impossible, at least as men and things are to, to advance, to grow, to fulfill and still to observe really and utterly that principle of harmlessness which is yet placed before us as the highest and best law of conduct."