What are the antonyms for BETTERMENT?

Synonyms for BETTERMENT

Usage Examples for BETTERMENT

  1. The younger element, those of ambition and of some training in the schools, will be constantly emerging from unskilled to the semiskilled classes, with a consequent increase in their pay rolls and a betterment in their methods of living. - "Negro Migration during the War" by Emmett J. Scott
  2. More than this, the clue to assured betterment is found there also. - "The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation." by Elizabeth Cady Stanton