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deleterious

EN[ˌdɛlɪˈtɪəriəs] [ˌdɪlɪˈtɪəriəs] [ˌdɛləˈtɪriəs] [-ɪəriəs]
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    Definition of deleterious in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore deleteriousSUPmost deleteriousPREdé-SUF-ious
    1. harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way (as for example deleterious effects, deleterious to health).
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
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      1. en deleteriously
      2. en deleteriousness
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      Grammatically, this word "deleterious" is an adjective.
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