Definition Of detrimental


tending to cause harm.

releasing the documents would be detrimental to national security

Example Of detrimental

  • A bowler breaking down too often is not only a problem for the team but also detrimental to his own career.

  • And if it would be detrimental , the council will consider postponing the closure of the home.

  • Any beneficial acclimatization effect was detrimentally offset by the inability to train at high intensity due to the lack of oxygen.

  • Anything seen outside of the stereotypes is seen as detrimental and won't get a chance.

  • He does not accept the fashionable concept that working to the exclusion of all other aspects of life is detrimental .

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