English translation of हानिकारक
हानिकारकPowered by COBUILD /hanikaraka/
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/hanikaraka, hAnikAraka, haanikaaraka, hānikārak/
1. crippling adjective
If you say that an action, policy, or situation has a crippling effect on something, you mean it has a very harmful effect.
2. damaging adjective
⇒ These are damaging short-term decisions.
3. detrimental adjective
Something that is detrimental to something else has a harmful or damaging effect on it.
⇒ Many foods are detrimental to health. ⇒ The experts emphasized the detrimental effects of these drugs.
4. fatal adjective
A fatal action has undesirable results.
⇒ He made the fatal mistake of giving her some money.
5. harmful adjective
Something that is harmful has a bad effect on someone or something else.
⇒ ...the harmful effects of the sun.
6. hazardous adjective
Hazardous things are dangerous, especially to people's health or safety.
⇒ Some people think mobile phones are hazardous to health.
7. mischievous adjective
A mischievous act or suggestion is intended to cause trouble.
⇒ She dismissed the story as mischievous and false.
8. prejudicial /ˌpredʒʊˈdɪʃəl ˌप्रेजुˈडिशल्/ adjective If an action or situation is prejudicial to someone or something, it is harmful to them. [formal]
⇒ You could face up to eight years in jail for spreading rumours considered prejudicial to security. ⇒ The judge agreed with the prosecution that such information would be too prejudicial for the jury to hear.
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Translation of हानिकारक from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary