disadvantageous

[ dis-ad-vuh n-tey-juh s, dis-ad- ]SEE DEFINITION OF disadvantageous

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISADVANTAGEOUS

These natural obstacles, meanwhile, were not disadvantageous to the rebels.

Now he had the injured sense of a man entrapped into a disadvantageous bargain.

Yet I do not view them in so disadvantageous a light at present, as some do.

Our borrowings will always be difficult and disadvantageous.

But the treaty with Sparta, if disadvantageous, was not dishonourable.

By two comparisons so disadvantageous the passion must be entirely destroyed.

Originality is disadvantageous to a composer at first in two ways.

The Plaza is paved with cobbles, which are disadvantageous for dancing.

The trial was disadvantageous for the hand-mules, being two for 360 spindles.

This pressure is not disadvantageous, but is of use in two respects; 1.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600; see disadvantage (n.) + -ous. Related: Disadvantageously.

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