[ US /ˌdɪsədˈvænɪdʒd, dɪsədˈvæntɪdʒd/ ]
[ UK /dˌɪsɐdvˈɑːntɪd‍ʒd/ ]
  1. marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences
    boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law
    a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use disadvantaged In A Sentence

  • A new educational programme has been set up for economically disadvantaged children.
  • Studies done in the UK of children from two to 11 years show that high early achievers from disadvantaged backgrounds are overtaken between age five and 10 by low early achievers from advantaged backgrounds.
  • The University is considering plans to introduce more rigorous target quotas for admissions of students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
  • A major piece of research, commissioned by Media Trust, reveals there is an opportunity for Community Voices to add real value to current media activities within disadvantaged and isolated communities. 2009 November « Using technology in the voluntary and community sector
  • Part - time workers, the majority of whom are women, are doubly disadvantaged.
  • The Fund will support research projects intended to lead to an increased understanding of personal factors, social arrangements, social institutions and physical factors affecting the well being of disesteemed or disadvantaged persons.
  • A spouse earning equal income who is left with dependent children to both support and to care for can be seriously disadvantaged.
  • I do understand the frustration with indisciplined schools though which of course hurts the most disadvantaged most. Whacko ?
  • Every year I give a donation to the Arizona School Choice Trust. 100% of the money so donated is then used to give tuition grants to ecconomically disadvantaged students to help pay for private tuition. The Volokh Conspiracy » The Latest School Choice Controversy Now Before the Supreme Court
  • The most disadvantaged families did not feel comfortable coming in. Times, Sunday Times
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy