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downside

noun

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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

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The first known use of downside was in 1905

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“Downside.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/downside. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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