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Daemon
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deleterious

(adjective) Having a harmful effect; injurious.

Synonyms: injurious, hurtful

Usage: A guest speaker came to the high school to warn the students about the deleterious effects of smoking.
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Daemon wrote:
deleterious

(adjective) Having a harmful effect; injurious.

Synonyms: injurious, hurtful

Usage: A guest speaker came to the high school to warn the students about the deleterious effects of smoking.


If we smoke cigarettes, they'll likely delete our arses, ie they're delete-our-arse-eous to our health. Anxious
Shamshad Ali Afridi
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A single deleterious genetic mutation can ruin a human life.
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O my nadeshiko, not even the growing greed and worship of gold could beget any vice directly deleterious to our romance ... Be this our message, that with the aligning echoes of the temple bell our desire reached its numerous strength.
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Daemon wrote:
deleterious

(adjective) Having a harmful effect; injurious.

Synonyms: injurious, hurtful

Usage: A guest speaker came to the high school to warn the students about the deleterious effects of smoking.



Neglecting to eat fruits and vegetables
can be deleterious to your health.
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I experienced a painful commiseration for her unhappy husband (though fully aware that he had brought every particle of his sufferings upon himself, and but too well deserved them all), and a profound sympathy for her own afflictions, and deep anxiety for the consequences of those harassing cares, those dreadful vigils, that incessant and deleterious confinement beside a living corpse - for I was persuaded she had not hinted half the sufferings she had had to endure.

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
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Playing synonyms bee?
Mehrdad77
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deleterious (adj.)
1640s, from Medieval Latin deleterius, from Greek deleterios "noxious," from deleter "destroyer," from deleisthai "to hurt, injure." Related: Deleteriously; deleteriousness.

Mehrdad77
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if something is deleterious, it does harm or makes things worse. Smoking has obvious deleterious effects on your health, not to mention your social life.
Mehrdad77
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My parents were worried that their divorce would have a deleterious effect on us kids, but in the end it was less harmful than watching them fight all the time. For most plants, a lack of sunlight has very deleterious consequences, but there are some plants that actually do very well in the dark. It's a wonder, given how well-established the science is, that we continue to do things that are deleterious to the fragile ecosystem. We must be willing to live with the deleterious effects.
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The lesser water resistance rating of five indicates that water sprayed from a quarter-inch nozzle will have no deleterious effect.
New York Times Jun 10, 2015
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A legitimate safety concern involves possible delayed deleterious effects of genetically modified products on consumers, the environment or the “balance” of nature.
New York Times Jun 8, 2015
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DELETERIOUS.- adj. Causing moral or physical injury. Gossip is deleterious.
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