What does detrimental mean?

Definitions for detrimentalˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tl

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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"

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

Numerology

  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. Emma Goldman:

    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.

  2. Denise Zheng:

    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.

  3. Yanis Varoufakis:

    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.

  4. Yanis Varoufakis:

    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.

  5. RAMANA PEMMARAJU:

    ART is the medium through which you express the inexpressible, convey the unconveyable, transporting the audience in different realms of existence erasing their mental identities. Any effort by the artist to make an personal identity is detrimental in an artistic sense. Be Wiser, leave no residue dissolve in ART!

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