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I'm trying to ask the question, "Have you ever hurt anyone or anything as a result of extreme emotions?".

You can hurt someone, but you can't hurt an object (colloquially anyways). I could say Have you ever hurt anyone or damaged anything but I'd rather use one verb to cover both subjects (a ZEUGMA!) in the name of elegance if possible.

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    'Damage' can be used with human as well as non-sentient object referents, but I'd say that 'His actions damaged both the children and the furniture' is an unacceptable zeugma. – Edwin Ashworth May 17 '18 at 21:53
  • One can 'do detriment' to a person, an animal or an object. Loss or damage done or caused to, or sustained by, any person or thing OED. – Nigel J May 17 '18 at 22:54
  • 'mistreated' works for both but might not be a high enough threshold - abuse might be a bit much – Tom22 May 17 '18 at 23:36
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    Personally I think harm works for objects too. The solvent won't harm the finish on the car. The fall didn't harm my phone ? the third verb definitions and additional sentences support that though en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/harm – Tom22 May 17 '18 at 23:38
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It sounds a bit legal but ‘inflict injury or damage’ is a broad phrase which could be used. It encompasses a wide class of potential receivers of damage, with the emphasis on the actual damage over the thing/person that was damaged.

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