Disadvantageous


Disadvantageous
Disadvantageous Dis*ad`van*ta"geous, a. [Cf. F. d['e]savantageux.] Attended with disadvantage; unfavorable to success or prosperity; inconvenient; prejudicial; -- opposed to {advantageous}; as, the situation of an army is disadvantageous for attack or defense. [1913 Webster]

Even in the disadvantageous position in which he had been placed, he gave clear indications of future excellence. --Prescott. -- {Dis*ad`van*ta"geous*ly}, adv. -- {Dis*ad`van*ta"geous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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