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See definition of disadvantages on Dictionary.com
  • noundifficulty, trouble
  • nounhurt, loss

synonyms for disadvantages

  • detriment
  • harm
  • prejudice
  • deprivation
  • injury
  • damage
  • disservice

antonyms for disadvantages

MOST RELEVANT
  • advantage
  • good fortune
  • blessing
  • benefit
  • profit
  • gain
  • favor
  • giving
  • advantage
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How to use disadvantages in a sentence

His discoveries were numerous, though his experiments were made under great disadvantages.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
She was delicate and unaccustomed to privation and discomfort—and the cottage had its disadvantages.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Mr. Hayden has made considerable progress, considering his disadvantages, in his educational improvements.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
For long-exposure photography, the advantage above referred to is obvious, but it is attended by certain disadvantages.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
In this connexion it may be said that a good railway system obviates many of the disadvantages attending the use of tents.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Though short and deformed, his manners instantly redeemed the disadvantages of his figure.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
But, in spite of these disadvantages, it seemed at first as if the fortunes of the day were to go in their favour.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
The working-girls' club taught the working girls themselves the causes of their economic disadvantages.
THE LEAVEN IN A GREAT CITYLILLIAN WILLIAM BETTS
I had now balanced advantages and disadvantages together, and was recapitulating the whole.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
Here on the heights we have none of the disadvantages of Naples, the noise, the unsavory odors, or the uncleanliness.
ITALIAN DAYS AND WAYSANNE HOLLINGSWORTH WHARTON
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