Detrimental Synonyms and Antonyms

dĕt'rə-mĕn'tl

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Synonyms for Detrimental

Hostile or disparaging; malicious:
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Harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way (as for example deleterious effects, deleterious to health).
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Having a bad odor; foul-smelling
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Likely to cause harm or damage
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Sorry; regretful:
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(Slang) Extremely bad (bad enough to make one ill). Generally used indirectly with to be.
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Unfavorable; harmful
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Causing anger, displeasure, or resentment:
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Causing or tending to cause harm, especially to a legal case:
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Capable of causing injury or death, especially by chemical means; poisonous.
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Not conducive to morality; morally harmful:
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Portending harm; ominous.
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(Computing, programming, slang) undesirable; harmful; bad practice
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Causing pain or suffering, especially of a psychological nature.
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Injuring or likely to cause injury; harmful
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Inclined to annoy or vex with playful tricks; naughty
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Designed or tending to disprove or discredit:
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Injurious or harmful in effect; adverse:
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Malicious or harmful.
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Prejudicial.
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Antonyms for Detrimental

The definition of helpful is someone or something that is useful, that provides assistance or aid, or that is prone to providing aid.
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Affording advantage; favorable or beneficial.
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Yielding profit; advantageous:
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damaging, disadvantageous
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(Law) For one's own benefit
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Words Related to Detrimental

Causing much harm in a subtle way.
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Causing or capable of causing harm; injurious.
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Causing harm or injury
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