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Synonyms for drawback
ˈdrɔˌbæk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. drawback(noun)

    the quality of being a hindrance

    "he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drawback(n.)

    Synonyms:
    disadvantage, detriment, injury, damage, faultiness, imperfection, deficiency

  2. drawback(n.)

    Synonyms:
    discount, allowance, deduction, reduction, rebate, abatement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. drawback(n)

    Synonyms:
    disadvantage, hindrance, defect, imperfection, rebate, deduction, discount

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "drawback":

    disadvantage, drawbacks, inconvenience, downside, shortcoming, cla, handicap

How to pronounce drawback?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say drawback in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#14785inconvenience
#15341disadvantage
#21710cla
#22686downside
#25718drawback
#26770drawbacks
#55818shortcoming

How to use drawback in a sentence?

  1. Kurt Russell:

    I didn't want to have a long name, Russell Estates or something. I didn't think trying to slap a name on a bottle that people might recognize was not only, to me, not necessarily a good thing, I thought it was a drawback, gogi is an old nickname of mine, so the brand is GoGi.

  2. Baruch Spinoza:

    Fame has also this great drawback, that if we pursue it, we must direct our lives so as to please the fancy of men.

  3. Erica Strausssaid she:

    It’s a fantastic moisturizer, the only drawback is the smell.

  4. Sinan Ulgen:

    The drawback to this gambit for Erdogan is that if the AK Party ends up losing votes, we may start to see more open dissatisfaction about his influence.

  5. Glen Cook, Sweet Silver Blues:

    Mornings are wonderful! The only drawback is that they come at such an inconvenient time of day!


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