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.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of detrimental:

1650–60

det`ri•men′tal•ly(adv.)

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"

Wiktionary

  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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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

detrimental(adjective)

causing harm or damage.

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