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Detrimental Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    detrimental adj : (sometimes followed by `to') causing harm or injury; "damaging to career and reputation"; "the reporter's coverage resulted in prejudicial publicity for the defendant" [syn: damaging, prejudicial, prejudicious]
Detrimental Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Detrimental \Det`ri*men"tal\, a. Causing detriment; injurious; hurtful. Neither dangerous nor detrimental to the donor. --Addison. Syn: Injurious; hurtful; prejudicial; disadvantageous; mischievous; pernicious.
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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.

The sign detriments are as follows:

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  • Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly dismissed for 'conduct detrimental to program'
    In a statement, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said the decision was due to “conduct detrimental to our program.” “I have dismissed Chad Kelly for conduct detrimental to our program,” said Swinney. “He has had a pattern of behavior that is not consistent with the values of our program. Read more on this news related to 'Detrimental'
  • Clemson boots QB Kelly for detrimental conduct
    In a statement, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said the decision was due to “conduct detrimental to our program.” “I have dismissed Chad Kelly for conduct detrimental to our program,” said Swinney. “He has had a pattern of behavior that is not consistent with the values of our program. Read more on this news related to 'Detrimental'
  • Clemson drops Kelly for detrimental conduct
    Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly was dismissed from the program Monday for conduct detrimental to the team, coach Dabo Swinney announced in a statement. Read more on this news related to 'Detrimental'

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