disadvantageous

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

Definition of disadvantageous

  1. 1 :  constituting a disadvantage

  2. 2 :  derogatory, disparaging

disadvantageously

adverb

disadvantageousness

noun

Examples of disadvantageous in a sentence

  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


DISADVANTAGEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

disadvantageous

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

Definition of disadvantageous for English Language Learners

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


DISADVANTAGEOUS Defined for Kids

disadvantageous

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adjective dis·ad·van·ta·geous \ˌdis-ˌad-ˌvan-ˈtā-jəs\

Definition of disadvantageous for Students

  1. :  making it harder for a person or thing to succeed or do something <The store was in a disadvantageous location.>



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