disadvantageous disadvantageous  /ˌdɪs ˌæd ˌvæn ˈteɪ dʒəs/


  • (adj) constituting a disadvantage


  1. The idea of the book is that liberals have a tendency to take the position most disadvantageous to their country.
  2. His best protection against a disadvantageous cease-fire is a successful campaign that could change the military situation.
  3. Some partly blame a welfare system based on Aid to Families with Dependent Children, which often makes it financially disadvantageous for a man to stay at home.


  • Indy Grand Prix of Sonoma 2013: Start Time, Lineup, TV Schedule and More

    If Ryan Briscoe hopes to repeat as champion of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma, he’ll need to overcome a disadvantageous grid position. In the qualifying run on Saturday, Briscoe’s time of 78.9743 was only good for 22nd place. Dario Franchitti set the pace and won the pole position with a time of 77.5271. Behind Franchitti was Scott Dixon, Will Power, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Helio Castroneves and ...
    on August 25, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "We will challenge any proposed transaction," he writes, "that we perceive to be abusive of shareholder rights or otherwise disadvantageous to Lions Gate."
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Carl Icahn Source: The Daily Deal

  2. "The Obama administration, already irritated by the Israelis, might now see a shift in US public opinion that will open the way to a new US-Israeli relationship disadvantageous to Israel," wrote George Friedman, chief executive officer at...
    on Jun 1, 2010 By: George Friedman Source: Reuters

  3. "It's definitely not disadvantageous for us," Schmid said. "It's that time of the year when it's the playoffs and it's sort of like players suck it up and move on. If you have to fly back and train on the same day then it's like let's get...
    on Oct 28, 2009 By: Sigi Schmid Source: USA Today

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