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Synonyms for detrimental
ˌdɛ trəˈmɛn tldetri·men·tal

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Wiktionary

  1. detrimentaladjective

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. damaging, detrimental, prejudicial, prejudiciousadjective

    (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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. detrimentaladjective

    Synonyms:
    injurious, hurtful, mischievous, pernicious, prejudicial

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  1. Fang Fang:

    Results from our study and those from others are consistent that soy food consumption in women with breast cancer does not have a detrimental effect on prognosis or survival.

  2. Daniel Borsuk:

    As a plastic surgeon, I know that, no matter large or small, injuries to the face have a particularly symbolic aspect and are closely linked to our identity, facial disfigurement can have a detrimental effect on self-confidence and productivity, and therefore, this transplant offered immense hope and possibility in our patient.

  3. The Mexican Foreign ministry:

    Anyone who understands the depth of the U.S.-Mexico relationship realizes that those proposals are not only prejudiced and absurd, but would be detrimental to the well-being of both societies.

  4. The CNIL:

    Their uncontrolled development poses the risk of generalizing a feeling of surveillance among citizens... which could be detrimental to the proper functioning of our democratic society.

  5. 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.

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