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Meaning of DETRIMENTAL

Pronunciation:  `detru'mentl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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"
 

DETRIMENTAL is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: damaging, harmful, prejudicial, prejudicious
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Det`ri*men"tal\, a.
Causing detriment; injurious; hurtful.

      Neither dangerous nor detrimental to the donor.
                                               --Addison.

Syn: Injurious; hurtful; prejudicial; disadvantageous;
     mischievous; pernicious.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adverse, antagonistic, bad, baleful, baneful, conflicting, contrary, corroding, corrosive, corrupting, corruptive, counter, counteractive, counterproductive, damaging, deadly, deleterious, destructive, difficult, disadvantageous, disserviceable, distressing, evil, hard, harmful, hostile, hurtful, ill, in opposition, inimical, injurious, lethal, malefic, malevolent, malign, malignant, mischievous, miserable, negative, noisome, not easy, noxious, ominous, opposed, opposing, opposite, pernicious, poisonous, prejudicial, rigorous, scatheful, sinister, stressful, toxic, troublesome, troublous, trying, unadvantageous, unfavorable, unprofitable, unrewarding, untoward, useless, venenate, veneniferous, venenous, venomous, vicious, virulent, worthless, wretched
 

 

 

 

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