disadvantageous love



from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Detrimental; unfavorable.

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  • adj. Not advantageous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Attended with disadvantage; unfavorable to success or prosperity; inconvenient; prejudicial; -- opposed to advantageous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Attended with disadvantage; not adapted to promote interest, reputation, or other good; unfavorable; detrimental.
  • Biased; unfriendly; prejudicial.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. constituting a disadvantage


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disadvantage +‎ -ous



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  • Definitely!

    And you might enjoy reading The Chaos for inspiration.

    October 24, 2009

  • Another case of adjacent gauge? :)

    October 23, 2009

  • /dɪsædvənˈteɪdʒəs/

    Are there native speakers who pronounce this /dɪsəd'væntədʒəs/?

    (That’d be some consolation...)

    October 23, 2009