If you say that someone's comments or actions are hurtful, you mean that they are unkind and upsetting. adj
Her comments can only be hurtful to Mrs Green's family.
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cruel, cutting, damaging, destructive, detrimental, disadvantageous, distressing, harmful, injurious, maleficent, malicious, mean, mischievous, nasty, pernicious, prejudicial, spiteful, unkind, upsetting, wounding
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