Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of disadvantage.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of disadvantage.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • One of the disadvantages is the cost of university education, and the fact that many young people are deeply in debt when they graduate.

    The Better Part

  • It's perhaps a limitation of my creativity, but I think one of the disadvantages is that rarely can our fictional efforts improve upon the real world mythology that cultures have come up with collectively.

    MIND MELD: Gods by the Bushel

  • You will only be happy if the other candidate is cheated out of what he worked hard for and competed to achieve without complaining about anything even when he had so many disadvantages from the on set.

    Florida court throws out DNC suit

  • This has certain disadvantages, in that they will speak even when they do not have anything much to say, and many advantages, in that they will ask questions and, even, listen to the answers.

    Talking outside the box

  • One of the main disadvantages of the Israeli Namera, we are told, is the cost – at a cool $750,000 each.

    Dying of ignorance

  • So even though there may be short-term disadvantages like the ones I have described it would be beneficial in the long run both for the cause of peace and for ending sexism which are very mutually inclusive causes.

    Annie, Drop Your Gun!

  • That I, who am certainly delicate, have stood so long, and under many disadvantages, is more than might have been expected; and I hope excites

    Memoirs, Correspondence and Poetical Remains of Jane Taylor

  • He has copies of the new act of Parliament concerning the importation of tobacco, and notes that it will mean good prices for the tobacco that is now heading for market even though there are long-term disadvantages for the colonial planters.

    Letter from Robert Carter to Captain John Hyde and Company, August 1, 1723

  • However, given the long-term disadvantages of clearcutting,

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  • Israel has two distinct long-term disadvantages to her survival that all other nuclear powers thankfully lack - horrid demographics and a torrid, passionate subsidized relationship with a sugar daddy, in this case America.

    LewRockwell.com

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