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Synonyms for disadvantageous
dɪsˌæd vənˈteɪ dʒəs, ˌdɪs æd-dis·ad·van·ta·geous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disadvantageousadjective

    constituting a disadvantage

    Antonyms:
    preferential, good, positive, plus, advantageous, discriminatory, beneficial

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disadvantageousadjective

    Synonyms:
    unfavorable, ineligible, inconvenient

  2. disadvantageousadjective

    Synonyms:
    injurious, prejudicial, hurtful, detrimental, deleterious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disadvantageousadjective

    Synonyms:
    inconvenient, detrimental, unfavorable, inexpedient, prejudicial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "disadvantageous":

    unfavourable, adverse, unfavorable, disadvantaged, detrimental, negative

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#2605negative
#5680adverse
#14135disadvantaged
#20371detrimental
#27323unfavorable
#51861unfavourable
#96594disadvantageous

How to use disadvantageous in a sentence?

  1. Ted Gavin:

    That said, they would have an uphill fight from a disadvantageous position, as we saw in the mortgage crisis and the wave of bankruptcies that followed, possession of documents matters when you're trying to assert a secured claim.

  2. Barack Obama:

    It's true that, theoretically, a future administration could do something that I think would be very damaging, it's not likely politically that they reverse everything that we've done, but it could be ... that some people then end up being in a disadvantageous position.

  3. Desiderius Erasmus:

    The most disadvantageous peace is better than the most just war.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    Almost all related to the social disadvantageous conditions that some people of color find themselves in from birth regarding availability of an adequate diet, access to health care and the undeniable effects of racism in our society, let us promise ourselves that our corporate memory of this tragic reality -- that an infectious disease disparately hospitalized and kills people of color -- does not fade after we return to some form of normality. Righting this wrong will take a decadeslong commitment. I strongly urge you to be part of that commitment.

  5. Steny Hoyer:

    I'm not sure that it's politically disadvantageous to members, i think the American public may well agree with the president on this.


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