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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Unfavorable to success or prosperity; detrimental.

Usage examples (33)
  • 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."
  • It is equally disadvantageous to blast a wet subsoil.
  • They are both advantageous and disadvantageous to the dairyman. for more
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