harm, harm, or loss: took a lengthy leave of lack without detriment to her profession. See Synonyms at downside.
a thing that triggers damage, damage, or reduction: Smoking has become considered a detriment to health.
Harm, hurt, harm.
That which injures or triggers damage; mischief; damage; diminution; reduction; damage; -- used extremely generically
A charge meant to pupils and barristers for incidental repair works for the rooms they take.
any damage or damage, as reduction, harm, hurt, injustice, deterioration, diminution, hindrance, etc., considered with certain reference, expressed or suggested, both to its topic and its cause: as, the cause of faith suffers great detriment through the faults of the professors; allow the residential property suffer no detriment at the hands; the consuls must observe that the republic obtains no detriment; the detriment it's experienced is previous cure.
That which causes harm or injury; whatever is damaging: because, his generosity is a great detriment to his prosperity.
In England, a charge made upon barristers and students for fix of problems in spaces they take; a charge for deterioration of table-linen, etc.
In astrol., the indication opposite the home of every world: as, Mars in Libra is within his detriment; the detriment regarding the sunlight is Aquarius, because it is opposite to Leo. It's an indication of weakness, distress, etc.