Definitions for detrimentalˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word detrimental

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of detrimental in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of detrimental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ruben Segura-Cayuela:

    A positive oil shock has a detrimental effect on growth and activity, and could generate some volatility.

  2. Jason Jerry:

    E-cigarettes are probably less detrimental to our health than tobacco cigarettes, but there is still a lot we don't know.

  3. Larry Johnson:

    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.

  4. Mayor Don Guardian:

    If we didn't make our bond payment it would be detrimental (to everyone), including us, this would reduce the ratings for everybody else in the state of New Jersey.

  5. Rowan Sutton:

    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.

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