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Synonyms for detrimental
ˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tl

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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"

    Synonyms:
    negative, prejudicial, prejudicious, damaging

    Antonyms:
    harmless

Wiktionary

  1. detrimental(adjective)

    Causing damage or harm.

    Smoking tobacco can be detrimental to your health.

    Synonyms:
    harmful, injurious

    Antonyms:
    beneficial

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. detrimental

    Pernicious (Latin per, through, and neco, kill) signifies having the power of destroying or injuring, tending to hurt or kill. Pernicious is stronger than injurious; that which is injurious is capable of doing harm; that which is pernicious is likely to be destructive. Noxious (Latin noceo, hurt) is a stronger word than noisome, as referring to that which is injurious or destructive. Noisome now always denotes that which is extremely disagreeable or disgusting, especially to the sense of smell; as, the noisome stench proclaimed the presence of noxious gases.

    Synonyms:
    bad, baneful, deadly, deleterious, destructive, evil, foul, harmful, hurtful, injurious, insalubrious, mischievous, noisome, noxious, pernicious, perverting, pestiferous, pestilential, poisonous, ruinous, unhealthful, unwholesome

    Antonyms:
    advantageous, beneficent, beneficial, favorable, good, healthful, helpful, invigorating, life-giving, profitable, rejuvenating, salutary, serviceable, useful, wholesome

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. detrimental

    Synonyms:
    injurious, hurtful, pernicious

    Antonyms:
    beneficial, profitable, augmentative

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. detrimental(a.)

    Synonyms:
    injurious, hurtful, mischievous, pernicious, prejudicial

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How to use detrimental in a sentence?

  1. Julie Bishop:

    We're concerned that the consequences of entering into some of these financing arrangements will be detrimental to their long-term sovereignty, we want to ensure that they retain their sovereignty, that they have sustainable economies and that they are not trapped into unsustainable debt outcomes. The trap can then be a debt-for-equity swap and they have lost their sovereignty.

  2. Ruben Segura-Cayuela:

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

  3. Mayor Don Guardian:

    If we didn't make our bond payment it would be detrimental (to everyone), including us, this would reduce the ratings for everybody else in the state of New Jersey.

  4. Le Maire:

    Everything is on the table, we just have to decide if we want to avoid a loophole in the international taxation system or have many national solutions that would be detrimental to all of us.

  5. Carla Perissinotto:

    I don't think the solution of totally being devoid of social contact is the answer, yes, there is some prudence we need to have in social distancing, but we also have to be careful to not isolate more -- it can be very detrimental.


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