detrimental

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Detrimental \Det'ri*men"tal\, adjective Causing detriment; injurious; hurtful.

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

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

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

detrimental

adjective

1: (sometimes followed by 'to') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant" [syn: {damaging}, {detrimental}, {prejudicial}, {prejudicious}]


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