Example sentences for: detriment

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

  • 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.

  • This idea that autistic brains are developing at warp speed, to their detriment, fits intriguingly well with what is known about treatment of autism—the earlier and more intense behavioral therapy an autistic child receives, the better the outcome will be.

  • Larry is right to point out that the architecture of the Harvard system is more centralized (to its detriment) than the Chicago system.

  • 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.

  • And the topic of the roundtable was in line with other articles we have published highlighting the many ways in which medicine has become tightly entangled with industry, to the great detriment of patients [7–9].


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