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detriment

noun

Definition of DETRIMENT

1
something that causes loss or pain <opponents of casino gambling claim that it is a detriment to society at large>
Near Antonyms healing, recovery; cure, fix, remedy
2
the negative result caused by something that creates difficulty for achieving success <the requirement that runners wear shoes for the race worked to his detriment since he was used to running barefoot>
Near Antonyms gain
Antonyms advantage, favor

March 30, 2015
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