- it is no detraction from its dignity or prestige
- —J. F. Golay
Examples of detraction in a Sentence
her inevitable detraction of every new idea is annoying to the other club members
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And it’s done now, without doubt or any possible detraction.
Perhaps the fuel economy—or lack thereof—is the biggest detraction from family duties.
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