Detrimental vs Nondetrimental - What's the difference?

detrimental | nondetrimental |


As adjectives the difference between detrimental and nondetrimental

is that detrimental is causing damage or harm while nondetrimental is not detrimental; harmless.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    nondetrimental

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Not detrimental; harmless.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2007, date=February 6, author=Felicity Barringer, title=U.N. Lifts Ban on Beluga Caviar, Overruling Environmentalists, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=“The whole purpose of Cites is to allow trade only if there is a nondetrimental finding,” Ms. Roberson added, “and this screams to me it’s detrimental to the fish.” }}