Dictionary Meaning and Definition on '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 \Det`ri*men"tal\, a.
Causing detriment; injurious; hurtful.
Neither dangerous nor detrimental to the donor.
Syn: Injurious; hurtful; prejudicial; disadvantageous;
Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Detrimental'
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:[See more about Detrimental at Dictionary 3.0 Encyclopedia]
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