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disadvantageous

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adjective dis·ad·van·ta·geous \(ˌ)dis-ˌad-ˌvan-ˈtā-jəs, -vən-\

Simple Definition of disadvantageous

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

Full Definition of disadvantageous

  1. 1 :  constituting a disadvantage

  2. 2 :  derogatory, disparaging

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.



1603

First Known Use of disadvantageous

1603



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