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downside

noun

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  1. a feature of someone or something that creates difficulty for achieving success <the downside of living in the country is, of course, the long commute to work> Synonyms debit, disbenefit, disadvantage, drawback, handicap, incommodity, liability, minus, negative, strikeRelated Words albatross, millstone, stranglehold; disability, impairment; failing, shortcoming; bar, catch, check, clog, crimp, embarrassment, hindrance, hitch, hurdle, impediment, interference, let, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, rub, shackle, stop, trammelNear Antonyms vantage; head start, jump, lead, margin, start; ascendancy (also ascendency), better, command, control, drop, mastery, predominance, superiority, supremacy, transcendence, upper hand; prerogative, privilege; break, opportunity; aid, assistance, helpAntonyms advantage, asset, edge, plus




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to lessen in amount, effect, or force

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