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deleterious to your health

damaging to your health

TRANSLATION

deleterious = schädlich, verderblich, nachteilig, gesundheitsgefährdend, schändlich

STATISTICS

IN THE PRESS

"The newspaper pictures were DELETERIOUS to the company's image - the shareholders didn't like seeing the CFO on his yacht in the Bahamas dressed in Bermuda shorts and spending company profits."

Did you
know?

Deleterious first appeared in English in 1643. It originally comes from the Greek "deleisthai", meaning "to harm".... yet more proof of the central thesis of that great film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"

Synonyms:

bad, damaging, destroying, destructive, detrimental, harmful. hurtful, injurious, mischievous, nocent, nocuous, pernicious, prejudicial, prejudicious, ruining, ruinous.

Use the word today:

" Cigarettes; beer; fast driving; bungee jumping;... etc. etc. can be deleterious to your health."

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