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 Dictionary entry overview: What does detrimental mean? 

DETRIMENTAL (adjective)
  The adjective DETRIMENTAL has 1 sense:

1. (sometimes followed by 'to') causing harm or injury

  Familiarity information: DETRIMENTAL used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DETRIMENTAL (adjective)

Sense 1detrimental [BACK TO TOP]


(sometimes followed by 'to') causing harm or injury


damaging; detrimental; prejudicial; prejudicious

Context examples:

damaging to career and reputation / the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant


harmful (causing or capable of causing harm)

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