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Tending to cause harm,
  1. Tending to cause harm
    • - releasing the documents would be detrimental to national security
    • - moving her could have a detrimental effect on her health

  1. damaging: (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant"
  2. (detrimentally) in a detrimental manner
  3. (detriment) a damage or loss
  4. In astrology, a celestial body is said to be in detriment, or exile, when it is posited in the zodiac sign opposite the sign it rules (over which it has domicile). When a celestial body is in detriment it is said to be not comfortable in that sign and to tend to operate with the least strength.
  5. Causing damage or harm
  6. (Detriment) (det'-ri-ment) Used sometimes to describe the moon on the wane or in eclipse.
  7. (Detriment) A disadvantage which amounts to discrimination.
  8. (detriment) In contract law, doing (or promising to do) something that one has a legal right not to do, giving up (or promising to give up) something that one has a legal right to keep, or refraining from doing (or promising not to do) something that one has a legal right to do.
  9. 1. harmful, causing damage. From the Latin deterere, to rub off or wear away.
  10. Those that limit the use of part or all of the property, for any reason. Could render intended development not possible or too expansive.
  11. hurtful, opposite of beneficial
  12. (adjective)  causing harm or damage