- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||causing harm, disadvantage, or deterioration.
Skipping breakfast has been shown to be detrimental to performance in school.Emotional stress can be detrimental to one's overall health.
- advantageous, beneficial, benign, noninjurious
- similar words:
- adverse, bad, harmful, inimical, unfavorable
||deleterious, destructive, evil, ill, injurious, noisome, noxious, unhealthy