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detrimental
used in War and Peace

3 uses
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Definition
causing harm or damage
  • Some ladies, with faces betraying complete forgetfulness of all the rules of decorum, pushed forward to the detriment of their toilets.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (58% in)
  • The countess was accustomed to this tone as a precursor of news of something detrimental to the children's interests, such as the building of a new gallery or conservatory, the inauguration of a private theater or an orchestra.
    Book Eleven — 1812 (35% in)
  • An army gains a victory, and at once the rights of the conquering nation have increased to the detriment of the defeated.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (1% in)

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