Word of the Day – Deleterious
Look at the word DELETE in DELETERIOUS.
We usually DELETE the spam mails as they maybe harmful to our computer. Thus, the word DELETERIOUS means harmful!
1. injurious to health.
SYNONYMS : harmful, damaging, hurtful, injurious, ruinous, detrimental, destructive, pernicious
- The deleterious effects of smoking.
- Fear of crime is having a deleterious effect on society.
TEST YOUR VOCABULARY
Nocuous is a synonym of the word Deleterious? TRUE OR FALSE