downside

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

down·side

noun \ˈdan-ˌsīd\

: a part of something that you do not want or like : a drawback or disadvantage

Full Definition of DOWNSIDE

1
:  a downward trend (as of prices)
2
:  a negative aspect <the downside of fame>

Examples of DOWNSIDE

  1. He could find no downside to the car.
  2. <the downside of living in the country is, of course, the long commute to work>

First Known Use of DOWNSIDE

1930

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