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detriment

det·ri·ment

detriment

 
pronunciation:
de tr mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which causes harm, injury, or loss.
antonyms:
advantage
similar words:
disability, disadvantage, evil, handicap, hurt, liability
definition 2: harm, injury, or loss.
Media reports of his son's illegal activities caused detriment to the congressman's political career.
synonyms:
harm, impairment, injury, loss
similar words:
disadvantage, hurt, prejudice