What does the word disadvantageous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Disadvantageously.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Disadvantageousness.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by H. Marshall Ward