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Physical ContextPlay
Used when someone or something actually causes physical pain or injury. SlideThe boxer's punch was hurtful and left a bruise.
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Non-physical ImpactPlay
Refers to actions or situations that indirectly cause physical harm, like stress leading to headaches. SlideHer constant criticism was hurtful and caused him migraines.
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Abstract HurtPlay
Can describe harm to non-living things, like one's career or reputation. SlideThe scandal was hurtful to her professional image.