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Definitions and Synonyms of disadvantageous | Another word for disadvantageous | What is disadvantageous?

Definition 1: involving or creating circumstances detrimental to success or effectiveness - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where disadvantageous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a disadvantageous outcome
  • a well-known study from the 1970's showed that gender stereotyping placed women in a disadvantageous position
  • made an unfavorable impression

Synonyms for disadvantageous in the sense of this definition

(disadvantageous is similar to ...) involving disadvantage or harm

"minus (or negative) factors"

(means also ...) not suitable or advisable

"an inexpedient tactic"

(means also ...) causing or capable of causing harm

"too much sun is harmful to the skin" "harmful effects of smoking"

(means also ...) not opportune

"arrived at a most inopportune hour" "an inopportune visit"

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