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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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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:

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