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DETRIMENTAL

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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]

Meaning:

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

Synonyms:

damaging; detrimental; prejudicial; prejudicious

Context examples:

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

Similar:

harmful (causing or capable of causing harm)


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