Detrimental vs Hateful - What's the difference?

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Detrimental is a related term of hateful.


As adjectives the difference between detrimental and hateful

is that detrimental is causing damage or harm while hateful is evoking a feeling of hatred.

detrimental

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Causing damage or harm.
  • Smoking tobacco can be detrimental to your health.

    Synonyms

    * (causing damage or harm) harmful, injurious; see also

    Antonyms

    * (causing damage or harm) beneficial

    hateful

    English

    Alternative forms

    * hatefull

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Evoking a feeling of hatred.
  • Dislikeable.
  • Full of hatred.
  • Derived terms

    * hatefully * hatefulness

    Antonyms

    * loveful