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Definitions of detriment
To do injury to; to hurt. Webster Dictionary DB
That which injures or causes damage; mischief; harm; diminution; loss; damage; - used very generically; as, detriments to property, religion, morals, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
That which injures, reduces in value, or causes damage; injury; damage. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
A rubbing off or wearing away: damage: loss. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
Something that impairs or injures; damage; loss. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
Loss, damage, hurt, or mischief. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
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