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?

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