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
The numerical value of detrimental in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of detrimental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is safe to say that no other superstition is so detrimental to growth, so enervating and paralyzing to the minds and hearts of the people, as the superstition of Morality.
We need to have a response whether it's an industry or a government response so that folks understand there is a penalty here, if they go unpunished, the message that sends is detrimental.
We outlined to him the main objectives of this government which is to reform Greece in a way that has never been tried before and with a determination that was always absent, we also stated categorically that the debt-deflationary cycle in which Greece finds itself is detrimental to all efforts to reform Greece.
We outlined to him the main objectives of this government, which is to reform Greece in a way that has never been tried before and with a determination that was always absent, we also stated categorically that the debt-deflationary cycle in which Greece finds itself is detrimental to all efforts to reform Greece.
These results add to prior evidence of a potentially detrimental relation of rotating night shift work and health longevity, to derive practical implications for shift workers and their health, the role of duration and intensity of rotating night shift work and the interplay of shift schedules with individual traits (e.g., chronotype) warrant further exploration.
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Translations for detrimental
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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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