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.

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

  • 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.

  • Having an obviously high opinion of yourself threatens and alarms both peers and superiors, often to your ultimate detriment.

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

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