But the truth is that they have real and deleterious effects on conservative politics.
How much of these problems can be credited to the deleterious effects of enormous inherited wealth, we will never know.
Nevertheless, it became increasingly clear over the course of the day that the controversy had a deleterious effect on the rally.
Corporations exerted an unchecked and deleterious influence on the lives of workers.
But it is indeed in Uttar Pradesh that we see the deepest sympathy for this deleterious machismo.
Freedom from the deleterious action or habit-forming tendencies of the opiates.
But it is also true that some of the most deleterious books we have are romances.
Yet in this same country it is illegal to sell a deleterious drug!
Moreover, slavish imitation in any art has a deleterious influence.
I hope the bill will pass without any deleterious amendments.
1640s, from Medieval Latin deleterius, from Greek deleterios "noxious," from deleter "destroyer," from deleisthai "to hurt, injure." Related: Deleteriously; deleteriousness.
deleterious del·e·te·ri·ous (děl'ĭ-tēr'ē-əs)
Having a harmful effect; injurious.