What does detrimental mean?

Definitions for detrimental
ˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tldetri·men·tal

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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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  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

Examples of detrimental in a Sentence

  1. Dave Herman:

    We believe that, as in many supplements, there should be a warning that pregnant women shouldn't take this, that's not because we think it's detrimental. It's because it's a safety measure.

  2. Yang Claire Yang:

    Social relationships can vastly promote health -- and the lack thereof would be vastly detrimental to health, it's tremendous.

  3. George Belch:

    This thing could have the impact of money not going to support athletic programs, and that could be detrimental.

  4. 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.

  5. Kana Sasakura:

    Usually a good criminal defense lawyer would advise the client to remain silent, if they talk, United States might become detrimental.

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