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Definition of "disadvantageous" [dis•ad•van•ta•geous]

  • Detrimental; unfavorable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disadvantageous" in a sentence
  • "Genov's resignation on August 24 2009 was telegraphed some days ago after a fallout with Energy Minister Traicho Traikov about Traikov's allegation that Kozloduy had sold power on the open market on terms disadvantageous to the nuclear power station."
  • "Even where distinct vision would be 'disadvantageous' he half doubts if fusion comes to the rescue, or if even the color-wheel ever produces complete fusion."
  • ""disadvantageous" deal, saying that "the state will gain from the agreement, either directly or through royalties.""