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    detrimental - Dictionary definition and meaning for word detrimental

    (adj) (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury
    Example Sentence
    • damaging to career and reputation
    • the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant
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look at the part MENTAL...a MENTAL person can cause serious harm or injury when violent.

de-TRY-MENTAL...DON'T TRY anything with MENTAL fellow, he may be DANGEROUS and HARMFUL...

detrimental word is like experimental. wen u are doin the Experiment, then it is obviously harmful to everyone.

De+tri+mental.. person with tri(three) mental(mental states).. a case of split personality.. can be harmful.. (remember ajay devgan in sme movie!?)

the(de)+three(tri)+mental-> three mental damaging and harmful

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