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detrimental (adj.)

1650s, "injurious, hurtful, causing harm or damage;" see detriment + -al (1). In 19c. society slang also a noun, "an ineligible suitor, one who through poverty or unseriousness wastes the time of a young woman seeking marriage" (1831). Related: Detrimentally.

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Definitions of detrimental

detrimental (adj.)
(sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury;
Synonyms: damaging / prejudicial / prejudicious
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