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1. detriment

noun. ['ˈdɛtrəmənt'] a damage or loss.

Synonyms

  • harm
  • impairment
  • expense
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • good health
  • fitness
  • income
  • appreciate

Etymology

  • detriement (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • detrimentum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Detriment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Sentences with detriment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sandy soils do not compact easily, but can warm and cool quickly to the detriment of a plant.

Quotes about detriment


1. He does something to me, that boy. Every time. It’s his only detriment. He steps on my heart. He makes me cry.
- Markus Zusak, The Book Thief

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