I adjective adverse, bad, baleful, baneful, consuming, corroding, corrosive, damaging, deadly, disadvantageous, disserviceable, envenomed, fatal, foul, harmful, injurious to health, insalubrious, lethal, malefic, maleficent, malignant, miasmal, morbiferous, morbific, nocuous, noisome, noxious, noxius, pernicious, pestilential, poisonous, ruinous, septic, toxic, unadvantageous, unfavorable, unhealthful, unhealthy, unsatisfactory, venomous, virulent, wasting associated concepts: deleterious drug, deleterious substance II index adverse (negative), bad (inferior), detrimental, disadvantageous, disastrous, fatal, harmful, inadvisable, insalubrious, malevolent, malignant, noxious, peccant (unhealthy), pernicious, pestilent, prejudicial, toxic, virulent

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  • Deleterious — Del e*te ri*ous, a. [LL. deleterius noxious, Gr. dhlhth rios, fr. dhlei^sqai to hurt, damage; prob. akin to L. delere to destroy.] Hurtful; noxious; destructive; pernicious; as, a deleterious plant or quality; a deleterious example. {Del e*te… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deleterious — means harmful or injurous to health.Deleterious may also refer to:* Deleterious genes …   Wikipedia

  • deleterious — 1640s, from M.L. deleterius, from Gk. deleterios noxious, from deleter destroyer, from deleisthai to hurt, injure. Related: Deleteriously; deleteriousness …   Etymology dictionary

  • deleterious — detrimental, *pernicious, baneful, noxious Analogous words: injuring or injurious, harming or harmful, hurting or hurtful (see corresponding verbs at INJURE): destroying or destructive (see corresponding verb DESTROY): ruining or ruinous (see… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • deleterious — [adj] harmful, damaging bad, destroying, destructive, detrimental, hurtful, injurious, mischievous, nocent, nocuous, pernicious, prejudicial, prejudicious, ruining, ruinous; concepts 537,570 Ant. aiding, assisting, helpful …   New thesaurus

  • deleterious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing harm or damage. DERIVATIVES deleteriously adverb. ORIGIN Greek d l t rios noxious …   English terms dictionary

  • deleterious — [del΄ə tir′ē əs] adj. [Gr dēlētērios < dēlēter, a destroyer < dēleisthai, to injure < IE base * del , to split] harmful to health or well being; injurious SYN. PERNICIOUS deleteriously adv. deleteriousness n …   English World dictionary

  • deleterious — adjective Etymology: Greek dēlētērios, from dēleisthai to hurt Date: 1643 harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way < deleterious effects > < deleterious to health > Synonyms: see pernicious • deleteriously adverb • deleteriousness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deleterious — deleteriously, adv. deleteriousness, n. /del i tear ee euhs/, adj. 1. injurious to health: deleterious gases. 2. harmful; injurious: deleterious influences. [1635 45; < Gk deletérios destructive, adj. deriv. of deletér destroyer, equiv. to dele… …   Universalium

  • deleterious — Injurious; noxious; harmful. [G. deleterios, fr. deleomai, to injure] * * * del·e·te·ri·ous .del ə tir ē əs adj harmful often in a subtle or an unexpected way <the deleterious effects of radiation and chemotherapy on the marrow (Christine… …   Medical dictionary

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