disadvantageously


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dis·ad·van·ta·geous

 (dĭs-ăd′vən-tā′jəs, dĭs′ăd-vən-)
adj.
Detrimental; unfavorable.

dis·ad′van·ta′geous·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.disadvantageously - in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage; "the venture turned out badly for the investors"; "angry that the case was settled disadvantageously for them"
advantageously, well - in a manner affording benefit or advantage; "she married well"; "The children were settled advantageously in Seattle"
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Zurich was congratulated on the possession of a Paragon of public virtue; and William Tell, in the character of benefactor to Switzerland, was compared disadvantageously with Mrs.
The Vicar himself seemed to wear rather a changed aspect, as most men do when acquaintances made elsewhere see them for the first time in their own homes; some indeed showing like an actor of genial parts disadvantageously cast for the curmudgeon in a new piece.
The longer she spoke, the more disadvantageously she challenged comparison with the absent woman, whose name she so obstinately and so audaciously persisted in assuming as her own.
Your garb and manner were restricted by rule; your air was often diffident, and altogether that of one refined by nature, but absolutely unused to society, and a good deal afraid of making herself disadvantageously conspicuous by some solecism or blunder; yet when addressed, you lifted a keen, a daring, and a glowing eye to your interlocutor's face: there was penetration and power in each glance you gave; when plied by close questions, you found ready and round answers.
Disadvantageously, MWCNTs do not attach to such CFs unless a suitable treatment is performed to de-size fibers.
The key commitment in all TIAs is that foreign and domestic products and capital be accorded equal opportunity to participate in the national market, referred to as "non-discrimination." (9) A policy that differentially and disadvantageously affects the sale of a foreign good, service, or investment may be accused of being disguised protectionism, and raised as a possible violation of a trade or investment agreement commitment.
(2009) who find that bettors continue to wager on the favorite even after the line moves disadvantageously; however, in their study, their participants were unaware of the disadvantageous movement.
Unless the Hasina government tackles the quota issue seriously, which goes into the heart of the economic issue disadvantageously affecting millions of educated Bangladeshis who are deprived of the job opportunity simply because of not being part of the quota while the system unfairly benefits a selected 1 to 2 percent for 56% of the job openings, many of whom are in all likelihood the children of fake freedom fighters (after all, it is difficult to imagine too many children of freedom fighters that are in their 20s, some 47 years after Bangladesh's independence), it may lose the vital support it requires to remain in power beyond 2018.
Because of the enormous political history attached to her name, she'd rather keep her distance than influence Bautista's political career disadvantageously.
(b) performance and performance testing (c) the arrangements necessary to keep them in good working order; (2) its obligations include the remedying of any anomalies or failures, and in particular: (a) the repair of damage and damage resulting from normal wear and tear from normal use (b) taking any precautionary measures required to prevent any anomalies or damage (c) work to replace any damaged, deteriorated and generally disadvantageously operating part or component where the damage or damage is due to the normal use (d) spare parts are not included.
disadvantageously were unjust the common law courts declared that
His initial--and presumably innocent--peep through Ellen's window becomes disadvantageously aligned with the subsequent forced exposure of her writing to a critical audience.