Synonyms for detrimental

Synonyms for (adjective) detrimental

Synonyms: detrimental, damaging, prejudicial, prejudicious

Definition: (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury

Usage: damaging to career and reputation; the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant

Similar words: harmful

Definition: causing or capable of causing harm

Usage: too much sun is harmful to the skin; harmful effects of smoking