Meaning of disadvantageously in English:



See disadvantageous

‘This is discriminatory: to discriminate against members of a group of people just is to treat them disadvantageously compared to members of other groups, when there's no adequate justification for doing so.’
  • ‘But we had no evidence that a scheme like that described in clause 3, ‘Overview’, will actually change anything in New Zealand advantageously, and there is every likelihood that it will change things disadvantageously.’
  • ‘The plight of gallant, Catholic little Belgium, invaded by a militaristic aggressor, was disadvantageously compared with Ireland, achieving freedom (so Redmond argued) within the British Empire, rather like Canada or Australia.’
  • ‘Appropriate prominence should be given to terms which might operate disadvantageously to the customer.’