detriment n : a damage or loss [syn: hurt]
- /ˈdɛtɹəmənt/, /"dEtr@m@nt/
- Italian: detrimento
In astrology, a celestial body is said to be in detriment when it is posited in the zodiac sign opposite the sign it rules (over which it has domicile). When a celestial body is in detriment it is said to be not comfortable in that sign and to tend to operate with the least strength.
The sign detriments are as follows:
BodyDomicileDetriment SunLeoAquarius MoonCancerCapricorn MercuryGeminiVirgoSagittariusPisces VenusTaurusLibraScorpioAries MarsAriesScorpioLibraTaurus JupiterSagittariusPiscesGeminiVirgo SaturnCapricornAquariusCancerLeo UranusAquariusLeo NeptunePiscesVirgo PlutoScorpioTaurus
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