Disadvantageous

Dis*ad`van*ta"geous

(?), a. [Cf. F. dsavantageux.] 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.
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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.
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