[ UK /dˌɪsɐdvɑːntˈe‍ɪd‍ʒəs/ ]
[ US /ˌdɪˌsædˌvænˈteɪdʒəs/ ]
  1. involving or creating circumstances detrimental to success or effectiveness
    a disadvantageous outcome
    a well-known study from the 1970's showed that gender stereotyping placed women in a disadvantageous position
    made an unfavorable impression
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How To Use disadvantageous In A Sentence

  • The fund heavy warehouse stock falls largely symbolizes that the institutional investor also falls into panic, this stops to the market falls quite disadvantageously .
  • Michael had nearly been killed in that battle, possibly because of the disadvantageous circumstances under which the battle was fought.
  • The term disease is defined as a condition or state in a group of persons who have specified characteristics by which they differ from the norm in a way that is biologically disadvantageous.
  • Zurich was congratulated on the possession of a Paragon of public virtue; and William Tell, in the character of benefactor to Switzerland, was compared disadvantageously with Mrs. Lecount. No Name
  • Money may be deposited on terms that make early withdrawal disadvantageous.
  • a disadvantageous outcome
  • If the court of first instance (not the “trial court”, obviously) applies a standard or appears to apply a standard that deviates from the jurisprudence constante in a way that is disadvantageous to your client, you can appeal and let the court of appeals sort it out. The Volokh Conspiracy » Canadian University Restricting Graphic Posters That Compare Abortion to Genocide
  • Appropriate prominence should be given to terms which might operate disadvantageously to the customer.
  • Through changing the residence time of solution in soil and physicochemical properties of rhizosphere, reed can disadvantageously affect the puri...
  • Ironically, he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his contribution to ending the Vietnam War, as he negotiated the US withdrawal from Vietnam on the least disadvantageous terms possible.
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