Definition for DIS-AD-VANT'AGE

DIS-AD-VANT'AGE, n. [Fr. desavantage.]

  1. That which prevents success, or renders it difficult; a state not favorable to successful operation. The army commenced an attack on the enemy, notwithstanding the disadvantage of its position.
  2. Any unfavorable state; a state in which some loss or injury may be sustained. Hence,
  3. Loss; injury; prejudice to interest, fame, credit, profit, or other good; as, to sell goods to disadvantage.

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