Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


In spite of all drawbacks, happiness and content reigned in every house.

Yet Government ownership and management of railroads also has its drawbacks.

But spite of some drawbacks Pauline made wonderful progress.

Other inventors improved the apparatus, but still there were drawbacks.

She made yachting, notwithstanding its drawbacks, a source of pleasure.

Some of them are antiquated; not all are legitimate; the best have their drawbacks.

That late life of luxury and splendour was not without its drawbacks.

It was purged from the drawbacks of his personality, and I could not resist it.

There were some drawbacks to his admiration; her birth was not sufficiently illustrious.

But the corn was so good that it made amends for all these drawbacks.