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  1. downsidenoun


  2. downsidenoun

    The downside of obtaining a higher rank is that far more work is expected.


  3. downsidenoun


Princeton's WordNet

  1. downsidenoun

    a negative aspect of something that is generally positive

    "there is a downside even to motherhood"

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  1. List of paraphrases for "downside":

    disadvantage, drawback, inconvenience, deterioration

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  1. General Robert Neller:

    The downside of having great facilities is now you've got to maintain them and then we've got old facilities that we want to get rid of.

  2. Kaneo Ogino:

    Initially, some U.S. short-term guys used it as an excuse to test the downside and sell ahead of the long weekend in Tokyo.

  3. Mary Daly:

    Inflation has been below our target for a long time, complacency can go both ways and it's important to be vigilant on both sides of the target, not just on the upside but also on the downside.

  4. Terry Torrison:

    The momentum is to the downside for those biotech stocks.

  5. Bonham Carter:

    She's a fun person to play ... Even the big head is great ... And it's liberating to play somebody who is so direct and so fantastically self-absorbed and narcissistic, the downside is the shouting and ... how long it takes to get ready, and two bald caps.

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