Grammar Patterns

ADJ to n

The 'detrimental' group

These adjectives indicate that something or someone causes harm to something or someone, or is not adapted to certain conditions.
They know smoking is detrimental to health.
The pubs are done with corrugated iron and bare floor boards, and I think the objection is that they really are inappropriate to the place.
He has the right to ban a film, a demonstration or a procession if he feels it is likely to be prejudicial to public order.
  • costly
  • damaging
  • dangerous
  • defamatory
  • degrading
  • demeaning
  • destructive
  • detrimental
  • disadvantageous
  • fatal
  • harmful
  • hazardous
  • inadequate
  • inappropriate
  • injurious
  • lethal
  • misleading
  • prejudicial
  • unbecoming
  • unequal
  • unsuited
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