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disadvantageous

[dis-ad-vuh n-tey-juh s, dis-ad-] /dɪsˌæd vənˈteɪ dʒəs, ˌdɪs æd-/
adjective
1.
characterized by or involving disadvantage; unfavorable; detrimental.
Origin of disadvantageous
1595-1605
1595-1605; dis-1 + advantageous
Related forms
disadvantageously, adverb
disadvantageousness, noun
quasi-disadvantageous, adjective
quasi-disadvantageously, adverb
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disadvantageous

/dɪsˌædvənˈteɪdʒəs; ˌdɪsæd-/
adjective
1.
unfavourable; detrimental
Derived Forms
disadvantageously, adverb
disadvantageousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for disadvantageous
adj.

c.1600; see disadvantage (n.) + -ous. Related: Disadvantageously.

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