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Definition of Disadvantage

Disadvantage

  1. Deprivation of advantage; unfavorable or prejudicial quality, condition, circumstance, or the like; that which hinders success, or causes loss or injury.
  2. Loss; detriment; hindrance; prejudice to interest, fame, credit, profit, or other good.
  3. To injure the interest of; to be detrimental to.

Disadvantage Quotations

Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They're keeping up with their friends and family, but they're also building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand. They're connecting with the audience that they want to connect to. It's almost a disadvantage if you're not on it now.
Mark Zuckerberg

We always deceive ourselves twice about the people we love - first to their advantage, then to their disadvantage.
Albert Camus

At this period the enthusiasm of the amateur was fast giving way to a more steady commercial instinct, and I let no opportunity slip of improving my position, but I felt that I was still labouring under the disadvantage of not having acquired some technical profession.
Henry Bessemer

The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered.
Roy Jenkins

Every disadvantage has its advantage.
Johan Cruyff
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Disadvantage Translations

disadvantage in Dutch is nadeel, schaduwzijde, minpunt
disadvantage in German is Nachteil, Nachteil, Benachteiligung
disadvantage in Italian is pregiudizio
disadvantage in Norwegian is ulempe
disadvantage in Portuguese is desvantagem
disadvantage in Spanish is perjudicio
disadvantage in Swedish is nackdel
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