How to use "detrimental" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "detrimental" in popular movie and book plots

  • Mark also tells the reader about the detrimental impact that living such a life has had upon his body.  - Wasted (novel)
  • George's plans for catching a hen are constantly sabotaged by Junior's detrimental assistance.  - Henpecked Hoboes
  • The stress of her husband's behavior and her daughter's detrimental lifestyle take a toll on Razia and she has a heart attack.  - Meray Dard Ko Jo Zuban Miley
  • This is shown to be detrimental later, however, as he becomes jealous of her endeavors.  - Nymphomaniac (film)
  • Martin confiscates Lucy's medication, and bathes her while she is unconscious, after realizing the detrimental effects of her dependency.  - The Hunter (2011 Australian film)
  • The three men play very important roles in the lives of the four women, but most of the time, their actions are detrimental to the women.  - Choritrohin
  • But when she takes protege Harriet Smith under her wing, her interference has a detrimental effect.  - Emma (2009 TV serial)
  • The president of the university allows him to do so, on condition that he not do anything publicly detrimental to the institution.  - Mr. Belvedere Goes to College
  • Alfred tries to convince Bruce to stop drinking the potion, which seems to be having some detrimental effects.  - Batman: Two Faces
  • If he is killed, he could be made into a martyr all too easily, something that would be highly detrimental to the new Cuban government.  - Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Island Thunder
  • He and his students actively participate in demonstrations against policies that were detrimental to the sovereignty of Pakistan.  - The Reluctant Fundamentalist
  • Benjamin ends his employment of the Smith boys, believing his association with them is detrimental to his family's reputation.  - The Work and the Glory (film)
  • The ordeal has obviously been hugely detrimental to Lane.  - September (1987 film)

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