disadvantageous

Part of speech: adverb

Disadvantageously.

Part of speech: adjective

Attended with disadvantage; detrimental; inconvenient.

Part of speech: noun

Disadvantageousness.

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Usage examples "disadvantageous":

  1. Had they been put in the theoretical portion of the book they would have taken the connection; place them all together, they will not be disadvantageous because they contain some experimental truths and useful explanations. - "The Physiology of Taste", Brillat Savarin.
  2. It would be an astonishingly disadvantageous thing for our family if she ran away and married him just now, when Valentine has been making himself so ridiculous. - "Fated to Be Free", Jean Ingelow.
  3. Further, variations thus induced may be of advantage to the continued life of the plant, or in all degrees disadvantageous or threatening to its existence. - "Disease in Plants", H. Marshall Ward.