Baneful is an adjective that is used to describe being destructive or causing damage. Bad or evil. Deadly.
- The greed of humanity is having a ‘baneful’ effect on the world.
- The chemicals in food, drugs on the streets and the constant negative bombardment by the media is ‘baneful’ for humans all around the globe.
- We should try our best to stay away from that which is ‘baneful’ and move towards that which is good.