Definitions for detrimentalˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

det•ri•men•talˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tl(adj.)

  1. damaging; harmful.

  2. (n.)a detrimental person or thing.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. detrimental(Adjective)

    Causing damage or harm.

    Smoking tobacco can be detrimental to your health.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Detrimental(adj)

    causing detriment; injurious; hurtful

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causing harm or damage.

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