Definition Of deleterious
causing harm or damage.
divorce is assumed to have deleterious effects on children
Example Of deleterious
A healthy person can consume a large quantity of water without any deleterious effect.
Actions taken because of the fear of this older future are already having deleterious effects for lots of older people.
And finally, it examines the deleterious effect that this might have on the performer and the people around them.
Any move is likely to have a deleterious effect on their health and will certainly adversely affect the quality of their life.
As for carbon dioxide emission - if this does have a deleterious effect, how should we deal with the problem?