detrimentally


adjective

  1. causing detriment, as loss or injury; damaging; harmful.

noun

  1. a detrimental person or thing.

adjective

  1. (when postpositive, foll by to) harmful; injurious; prejudicialsmoking can be detrimental to health
adj.

1650s; see detriment + -al (1). Related: Detrimentally.

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