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synonyms for drawbacks

  • defect
  • deficiency
  • difficulty
  • failing
  • fault
  • flaw
  • handicap
  • hindrance
  • hitch
  • impediment
  • imperfection
  • inconvenience
  • obstacle
  • shortcoming
  • snag
  • stumbling block
  • weakness
  • check
  • detriment
  • disability
  • evil
  • ill
  • lack
  • nuisance
  • trouble
  • fly in the ointment
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antonyms for drawbacks

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  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • convenience
  • help
  • perfection
  • satisfaction
  • strength
  • strong point
  • fitness
  • happiness
  • profit
  • boon
  • extra
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How to use drawbacks in a sentence

The conclusion is reached that, despite these drawbacks, the Jesuit mission in Canada has made a hopeful beginning.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The advantages and the drawbacks, if any, of the system may here be seen and judged of by all who are interested in the matter.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
“Abstinence has its drawbacks,” he said, shivering in the bitter wind which whirled the stinging smoke about them.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
But positive excellence, with all its drawbacks, is far above negative merit.
REMINISCENCES OF CHARLES BRADLAUGHGEORGE W. FOOTE
The gasoline and alcohol flames have their drawbacks, one of which is the starting of the burner and the waiting for the heat.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
Now this method, though introducing a certain improvement in the system of fire signalling,The drawbacks to this method.
THE HISTORIES OF POLYBIUS, VOL. II (OF 2)POLYBIUS
There are drawbacks to having a character like mine; it's easier lived up to than got rid of.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
On the other hand, this plan of building has grave drawbacks.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
Experience had proved that divided authority and changes in policy through changes in management were serious drawbacks.
HEROES OF TO-DAYMARY R. PARKMAN
The arrangement had its drawbacks, inasmuch as no sugar was available for cooking unless a levy were made.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
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