disadvantageously

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Disadvantageous \Dis*ad'van*ta"geous\, adjective [Cf. F. d['e]savantageux.] Attended with disadvantage; unfavorable to success or prosperity; inconvenient; prejudicial; -- opposed to {advantageous}; as, the situation of an army is disadvantageous for attack or defense.

Even in the disadvantageous position in which he had been placed, he gave clear indications of future excellence. --Prescott. -- {Dis*ad'van*ta"geous*ly}, adverb -- {Dis*ad'van*ta"geous*ness}, noun

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

disadvantageously

adverb

1: in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage; "the venture turned out badly for the investors"; "angry that the case was settled disadvantageously for them" [syn: {badly}, {disadvantageously}] [ant: {advantageously}, {well}]


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