disadvantageous


dis·ad·van·ta·geous

adjective \(ˌ)dis-ˌad-ˌvan-ˈtā-jəs, -vən-\

: making it harder for a person to succeed or to do something : causing someone to have a disadvantage

Full Definition of DISADVANTAGEOUS

1
:  constituting a disadvantage
2
dis·ad·van·ta·geous·ly adverb
dis·ad·van·ta·geous·ness noun

Examples of DISADVANTAGEOUS

  1. They might have to resell the property at a disadvantageous time.
  2. Minority groups find themselves in a disadvantageous position.
  3. The current system is disadvantageous to women.

First Known Use of DISADVANTAGEOUS

1603

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