how to pronounce harmless


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harmless is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of harmless in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… year seems like a harmless matter of …”

meanings of harmless


  1. Incapable of causing harm or danger; safe.
  2. Not intended to harm; inoffensive.
  3. Unharmed.

harmless frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word harmless occurs in english on average 5.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics harmless can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that harmless can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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