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Definition of the adjective disadvantageous

What does disadvantageous mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more disadvantageous / most disadvantageous

  1. involving or creating circumstances detrimental to success or effectiveness

Alternative definition of the adjective disadvantageous


  1. Not advantageous.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Management Theory (2013)

by Eric H. Kessler

That's “advantageous” relative to a 2% return from mutual fund B but “ disadvantageous” relative to a 10% return from mutual fund C. Adams reasoned that comparisons of outcome/input ratios also formed the basis for perceived inequity, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1818)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, and Illustrated in Their Different Significations by Examples from the Best Writers. To which are Prefixed a History of the Language, and an English Grammar by Samuel Johnson

DisadvantAGEous. adj. [from disadvantage.] Contrary to interest; contrary to convenience; unfavourable. A multitude of eyes will narrowly inspect every part of an eminent man, consider him nicely in all views, and not be a little pleased when ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)

by Muriel Gargaud

The differential reproductive success among versions of a trait (disappearing of disadvantageous versions and increase of copies of advantageous versions) is called natural selection. Note that many versions are just neutral with regard to the ...

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

undergoes disadvantageous changes on longer storage in light and air resulting from cross- linking and oxidation reactions. N. r. is converted to a valuable technical product ...

Google previewDictionary of English Antonyms (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

having a useful effect Antonyms of 'Beneficial' -- adverse / damaging / detrimental / disadvantageous / harmful / inconvenient / injurious / unfavorable 5. BIRTH -- (meaning) the process of being born; beginning of the ...

Google previewDictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms (1998)

by Martin Manser

unprofitable, disadvantageous gallant adj. 1 courageous, brave, valiant, valorous, intrepid, heroic, fearless, bold ...

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A resourceful man knows to avoid a disadvantageous situation close at hand.
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1A1D2V4A1N1T1A1G2E1O1U1S1

The value of this 15-letter word is 21 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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