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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

(sometimes followed by 'to') causing harm or injury..

Usage examples (20)
  • A minute has no negative qualities; it can be made to yield something, but not nothing. Its yield is something beneficial, or something detrimental
  • Gillett, will have a long-term detrimental impact on the pitch.
  • The long term detrimental effects of amphetamines in the brain are well known.
  • Further, detrimental is not a standard that money alone can solve in this society. for more
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