from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Detrimental; unfavorable.
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- adj. Not advantageous.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Attended with disadvantage; unfavorable to success or prosperity; inconvenient; prejudicial; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Attended with disadvantage; not adapted to promote interest, reputation, or other good; unfavorable; detrimental.
- Biased; unfriendly; prejudicial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. constituting a disadvantage
Genov's resignation on August 24 2009 was telegraphed some days ago after a fallout with Energy Minister Traicho Traikov about Traikov's allegation that Kozloduy had sold power on the open market on terms disadvantageous to the nuclear power station.
Even where distinct vision would be 'disadvantageous' he half doubts if fusion comes to the rescue, or if even the color-wheel ever produces complete fusion.
"disadvantageous" deal, saying that "the state will gain from the agreement, either directly or through royalties."
Keep your strawman arguments at home, Barb. and a man with 10 wives – disadvantageous as that is for the dog and the wives.
And if there is, I suppose you are ready to grant marital rights to a man with his dog, and a man with 10 wives – disadvantageous as that is for the dog and the wives.
Better to stress that this is only one isolated incident, being played up specifically since it is such a disadvantageous story for the pro-immigration side.
Froufrou says: âHow would you rectify the prevalence of innate but deleterious (or disadvantageous) genetic traits?
How would you rectify the prevalence of innate but deleterious (or disadvantageous) genetic traits?
Any advantageous evolutionary change would have to exceed functional neutrality (zero) to the same extent that the wasteful disadvantageous junk exceeded zero in the opposite direction would it not?
I agree that they should not be forced to keep working for any particular amount of compensation they find disadvantageous or unfair.