Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: disadvantageous
IPA transcription: [d,ɪs,ædv,ænt'eɪdʒəs]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: disadvantageous
    Meaning: constituting a disadvantage
Usage examples
  • I suspect, gentlemen, that you are looking at me with compassion; you tell me again that an enlightened and developed man, such, in short, as the future man will be, cannot consciously desire anything disadvantageous to himself, that that can be proved mathematically.
  • So it is with the chief character, Othello, but notwithstanding its alteration and the disadvantageous features which it is made thereby to present in comparison with the character from which it was taken in the romance, this character still remains a character, but all the other personages are completely spoiled by Shakespeare.