HyperDic: disadvantage

English > 2 senses of the word disadvantage:
NOUNattributedisadvantagethe quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
VERBsocialdisadvantage, disfavor, disfavourput at a disadvantage
disadvantage > pronunciation
Soundsdih.sahdvae'nihjh; dih.sahdvae'ntihjh
Rhymesabridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
English > disadvantage: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of having an inferior or less favorable position.
Narrowerawkwardness, nuisance valueThe quality of an embarrassing situation
defect, shortcomingA failing or deficiency / deficiency
drawbackThe quality of being a hindrance
inexpedience, inexpediencyThe quality of being unsuited to the end in view
inferiority, unfavorable positionThe quality of being a competitive disadvantage
limitationThe quality of being limited or restricted
loss, deprivationThe disadvantage that results from losing / losing / losing / losing / losing / losing / losing something
penaltyThe disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition
unfavorableness, unfavourablenessThe quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success
unprofitableness, unprofitabilityThe quality of affording no gain or no benefit or no profit
BroaderliabilityThe quality of being something that holds you back
Oppositeadvantage, vantageThe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
Spanishdesventaja
Catalandesavantatge, inconvenient
Adjectivesdisadvantageousconstituting a disadvantage
Verbsdisadvantageput at a disadvantage
English > disadvantage: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningput at a disadvantage; hinder, harm.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"This rule clearly disadvantages me"
Synonymsdisfavor, disfavour
Narrowerhandicap, hinder, hamperput at a disadvantage
prejudicedisadvantage by prejudice
Broaderdiscriminate, separate, single outtreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race
OppositeadvantageGive an advantage to
Spanishdesfavorecer, perjudicar
Catalandesfavorir, perjudicar
Nounsdisadvantagethe quality of having an inferior or less favorable position

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