Definitions for detrimentalˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word detrimental
damaging, detrimental, prejudicial, prejudicious(adj)
(sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
"damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"
Causing damage or harm.
Smoking tobacco can be detrimental to your health.
causing detriment; injurious; hurtful
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A positive oil shock has a detrimental effect on growth and activity, and could generate some volatility.
E-cigarettes are probably less detrimental to our health than tobacco cigarettes, but there is still a lot we don't know.
To have them (employees) fight it out like gladiators in the arena with a few every year being slaughtered, I think is detrimental to corporate health and culture.
It would be naïve to conclude that this is a good thing for Africa, and in future, there are other effects – the rise in temperatures can be detrimental to crops.
The most important finding was that the detrimental relationship between this screen-based sedentary behavior and bone mass density in boys persisted two years later.
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- увреждащ, вреденBulgarian
- abträglich, schädlichGerman
- haitallinen, vahingollinenFinnish
- nuisible, néfasteFrench
- 有害, 害, 損なうJapanese
- prejudicial, danosoPortuguese
- vătămător, dăunătorRomanian
- вредоносный, вредныйRussian
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