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What is another word for detriment?

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Harm or damage, or something that causes harm or damage
“Such contamination would be a significant detriment to future archaeological investigations such as radiocarbon dating.”
A disadvantage suffered as the result of an action or situation
“It broke his heart to hear the woman he loved conceding that she would be a detriment to his career.”
Something that hampers one's ability to progress or do something
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“His anger could be a detriment to his ability to lead.”
An injustice or wrong that has been committed
“Because of the quotation's repulsive and humiliating insinuation, he faced incalculable detriment to his good name.”
The cost or adverse effects of doing or achieving something
“I absolutely adored how both were so willing to make sacrifices for those around them, even if it came at a great detriment to themselves.”
An unintended adverse result or consequence
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Physical harm that impairs the value, usefulness, or normal function of something
A physical or mental condition that limits a person's movements, senses, or activities
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The state of having a lack of something that is necessary or essential
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