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 would be very detrimental to the profitability of corn to lose these markets.
A positive oil shock has a detrimental effect on growth and activity, and could generate some volatility.
E-cigarettes are probably less detrimental to our health than tobacco cigarettes, but there is still a lot we don't know.
I think it would be incredibly detrimental to them, and the fact that we do not have a state budget, I consider it an educational crisis.
It is positively huge to have these market accesses for us, it would be very detrimental to the profitability of corn to lose these markets.
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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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