DISADVANTAGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISADVANTAGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
disadvantage
 n.  an unfavorable circumstance or condition that reduces the chances of success
Classic Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
1  His knowledge of her secret gave him an advantage over her that was exasperating, so she would have to change that by putting him at a disadvantage somehow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  The chaperons' corner was in tumult and Mrs. Meade, anxious to support her husband in an action of which she heartily disapproved, was at a disadvantage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  If only he would ever lose his temper too, then she would not feel at such a disadvantage.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  A widow with a child was at a disadvantage with these pretty minxes, she thought.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
5  Even if he took to begging, he would be at a disadvantage, for reasons which he was to discover in good time.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23
6  Here the struggle was protracted, arduous and seemingly of doubtful issue; the Delawares, though none of them fell, beginning to bleed freely, in consequence of the disadvantage at which they were held.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
7  Not even all the disadvantage of nasal intonation could prevent the effect of the naturally fine voices, in airs at once wild and spirited.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
8  And let it be remembered that these individuals have thus bravely succeeded in conquering for themselves comparative wealth and social position, in the face of every disadvantage and discouragement.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
9  As he stood there, trying to quench his fiery face with his drink of water, the comparison between the orator and the crowd of attentive faces turned towards him, was extremely to his disadvantage.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV
10  Yet, even at this disadvantage, the Templar sustained his high reputation; and had not the girths of his saddle burst, he might not have been unhorsed.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
11  Both Knights broke their lances fairly, but Front-de-Boeuf, who lost a stirrup in the encounter, was adjudged to have the disadvantage.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
12  The advantage or disadvantage of your family, of your parents, your brothers and sisters, never seems to have had a moment's share in your thoughts on this occasion.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
13  The reddleman's hint that rumour might show her to disadvantage had no permanent terror for Eustacia.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 10 A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion
14  The absolute solitude in which they lived intensified their reciprocal thoughts; yet some might have said that it had the disadvantage of consuming their mutual affections at a fearfully prodigal rate.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 1 The Rencounter by the Pool
15  These are daring men, and though we shall take them at a disadvantage, they may do us some harm unless we are careful.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE RED-HEADED LEAGUE
Example Sentence:
1  His inability to speak English puts him at a disadvantage when he attends international conferences.
2  The main disadvantage of the material is that it fades in strong sunlight.
3  His two main rivals suffer the disadvantage of having been long-term political exiles.
4  One disadvantage of living in the town is the lack of safe places for the children to play.
5  The disadvantage of the epigram is the temptation it affords to good people to explain it to the others who are assumed to be too obtuse to comprehend it alone.
6  The main disadvantage is the installation cost, which is considerably more than a tank heater.
7  Now, with the advent and popularity of the home computer, its advantages and disadvantages have been a subject of discussion.
8  I need to consider the advantages v the disadvantages.
9  We need to consider whether the disadvantages of the plan outweigh the advantages.
10  Whichever option we choose there'll be disadvantages.
11  Although we may in this way gain in explanatory capacity, there are several important disadvantages associated with a participant observation study.
12  Obviously, television has both advantages and disadvantages.
13  In providing tutorial assistance and college scholarships for hundreds of economically disadvantaged youths, Eugene Lang performed a truly altruistic deed.
14  These social groups remain disadvantaged.