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disadvantage

noun

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1 a feature of someone or something that creates difficulty for achieving success
  • their lack of height was a disadvantage on the basketball court

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2 the negative result caused by something that creates difficulty for achieving success
  • intense pretrial publicity worked to our disadvantage

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The first known use of disadvantage was in the 14th century

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“Disadvantage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disadvantage. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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