What does detrimental mean?

Definitions for detrimentalˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word detrimental.

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


  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. John Linder:

    It would be very detrimental to the profitability of corn to lose these markets.

  2. Ruben Segura-Cayuela:

    A positive oil shock has a detrimental effect on growth and activity, and could generate some volatility.

  3. Jason Jerry:

    E-cigarettes are probably less detrimental to our health than tobacco cigarettes, but there is still a lot we don't know.

  4. Fran Rabinowitz:

    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.

  5. John Linder:

    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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