- characterized by or involving disadvantage; unfavorable; detrimental.
Origin of disadvantageous
Related Words for disadvantageousderogatory, prejudicial, hurtful, disparaging, adverse, unfavorable, injurious, contrary, damaging, deleterious, downside, harmful, ill-timed, inexpedient, inopportune, objectionable, pejorative, slighting, unprofitable, depreciatory
Examples from the Web for disadvantageous
Contemporary Examples of disadvantageous
As Justice Kennedy noted, “this creates a disadvantageous position for some employees.”Contraception Looks Like a Loser at the Supreme Court
March 25, 2014
Historical Examples of disadvantageous
These natural obstacles, meanwhile, were not disadvantageous to the rebels.Shoulder-Straps
Now he had the injured sense of a man entrapped into a disadvantageous bargain.The Touchstone
Yet I do not view them in so disadvantageous a light at present, as some do.
Our borrowings will always be difficult and disadvantageous.
But the treaty with Sparta, if disadvantageous, was not dishonourable.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete
- unfavourable; detrimental