Definitions For Disadvantage


  • The quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
  • Something that causes difficulty : something that makes someone or something worse or less likely to succeed than others
  • A bad or undesirable quality or feature
  • Loss, damage, or harm


  • Put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm

Is Disadvantage a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Disadvantage is worth 18 points in Scrabble and 21 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Disadvantage in a Sentence

  • She had the disadvantage of growing up in a poor community.
  • They argued that the new regulations would place their company at a competitive disadvantage in the marketplace.
  • There are advantages and disadvantages to the new system.

Synonyms for Disadvantage

Antonyms for Disadvantage

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