Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

disbenefit

play
noun dis·ben·e·fit \(ˌ)dis-ˈbe-nə-fit\

Definition of disbenefit

  1. :  something disadvantageous or objectionable :  drawback



Examples of disbenefit in a sentence

  1. <the question whether allowing the big-box stores in would be a disbenefit to the community>



1968

First Known Use of disbenefit

1968


Learn More about disbenefit


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up disbenefit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin oily prompt angry
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ