Example sentences for: detriment

How can you use “detriment” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The furor will be over long before the kids are able to understand it (the spotlight would only be harsher if they were older), and the subject itself would either come up or be repressed to everyone's detriment.

  • Coverage of political issues too often gels around easy, conflict-based poles, to the detriment of anyone's understanding.

  • Schools are focusing their curricula on exams to the detriment of long-term learning.

  • Once on the bench, these judicial politicians (emboldened by their anything-goes common-law attitudes) will set about encoding the popular will into law, to the detriment of unpopular minorities.

  • I haven't read the book, so I can't summarize his stance, but on one page he was complaining that students spent too much time interfacing via computer, to the detriment of face-to-face experience.


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