Synonyms & Antonyms : Detrimental





Detrimental



( Adjective )


He works long hours every day to the
detrimental of his health.

Synonyms:

Adverse

Baleful

Damaging

Deleterious

Destructive

Disadvantages

Harmful

Inimical

Injurious

Mischievous

Pernicious

Prejudicial

Unfavorable

Contextual Examples:

The cuts will have an
adverse effect on our research programme.

How
damaging do you think this will be to the Congress Party?

Publication of the report might be
harmful to the interest of the company.

Their polices are
inimical to national unity and harmony.

Present conditions are
unfavorable for sailing.



Antonyms:

Advantageous

Beneficial

Efficacious

Favorable

Good

Helpful

Salutary

Contextual Examples:

The slump in the housing market is
advantageous to home buyers.

Fresh air is
beneficial to everybody.

She decided it would be more
efficacious to remain silent.

The public reaction to the new text was generally
favorable.

He is always very
helpful to his mother.

The accident is a
salutary reminder of the dangers of climbing.




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