Dis*ad`van*ta"geous (?), a. [Cf. F. d'esavantageux.]

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.


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