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disadvantageously


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disadvantageous  \Dis*ad`van*ta"geous\,  a.  [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},  adv  -- 
  {Dis*ad`van*ta"geous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  disadvantageously 
  adv  :  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}]  [ant:  {well},  {well}] 




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