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- adv. In a disadvantageous manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a manner not favorable to success or to interest, profit, or reputation; with loss or inconvenience.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage
His partiality to the smoking room leads him to be rather unfair to the liner's other large gathering space, the Grand Salon, illustrated disadvantageously in the book with shots that do not convey either its elegance or its comfort.
A law suitable for Georgia might operate “most disadvantageously and cruelly” upon New York.
On cooperation with Mexicans: why should it be believed that it is more than a false dilemma, to imply that our alternatives are only zero cooperation or one that is disadvantageously excessive, by the standard of loyalty to the good people here, and the resolve not to increase aggression in this jurisdiction?
In other words, the view is that it is a civil right to not be treated disadvantageously on account of one's race or sex.
But money is not delivered via a helicopter and instead is injected into a system at particular points and this distorts the purchasing power of the first recipients advantageously and the last recipients disadvantageously.
Zurich was congratulated on the possession of a Paragon of public virtue; and William Tell, in the character of benefactor to Switzerland, was compared disadvantageously with Mrs. Lecount.
These two ugly buildings are injurious to the interior appearance of the building, their heavy forms and structure being disadvantageously contrasted with the light and airy shape of the Makams.
I never saw the man who could refrain from water upon the line of march; and in this point they contrast disadvantageously with the hardy Wahhabis of the
They blamed these stars for acting disadvantageously, whereas they sympathized with Rita Hayworth and Elizabeth Taylor for moving in the words applied to That Hamilton Woman “lower and lower but always up and up.”
Referring to some blueprints and calculations he points out to me that a retractable undercarriage might increase the speed of the Ju. 87 by 37 M.P.H. at the very most; on the other hand, its diving performance would be disadvantageously affected.
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