Definition of detrimentally in US English:

detrimentally

adverb

  • See detrimental

    • ‘It has also given the impression that Britain is acting detrimentally to the general European interest and is the only country marching out of step.’
    • ‘Any beneficial acclimatization effect was detrimentally offset by the inability to train at high intensity due to the lack of oxygen.’
    • ‘It's a valid proposal, but it needs to be looked at further to ensure community needs and businesses are not detrimentally affected.’
    • ‘Reductions in bed numbers may mean that it is more likely that patients will be transferred outside of the area, which may, in turn, cost more and may detrimentally affect their treatment.’
    • ‘He says he is ‘outraged’ at the action that detrimentally affects the 1.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses in the United States.’

Pronunciation

detrimentally

/ˌdetrəˈmen(t)lē//ˌdɛtrəˈmɛn(t)li/