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disadvantage

noun adverse circumstance, block, blockade, blockage, burden, check, curb, defect, deficiency, detainment, determent, deterrence, deterrent, detriment, difficulty, disability, disablement, discouragement, drawback, embarrassment, encumbrance, failing, fault, frailty, hamper, handicap, harm, hindrance, holdback, impediment, imperfection, imposition, inadequacy, inaptitude, incommodum, inconvenience, inexpedience, inferiority, infirmity, injury, insalubriousness, insufficiency, lack, liability, limitation, loss, nuisance, objection, obstacle, obstruction, penalty, prejudice, prevention, repression, resistance, restraint, restriction, retardment, setback, shortcoming, stifling, stumbling block, suppression, taint, unfavorable circumstance, weak point, weakness
Foreign phrases: Cujus est commodum ejus debet esse innommodum.He who receives a benefit should also bear the disadvantage.

disadvantage

verb astrict, baffle, balk, bridle, burren, cause problems, check, circumscribe, constrain, cramp, cumber, curb, damage, deprive of advantage, discommode, encumber, foil, frustrate, hamper, handicap, harm, hinder, hold back, hold in check, impair, impede, impedite, incommode, incommodum, inhibit, injure, interfere with, limit, muzzle, obstruct, overburden, overload, prejudice, put out, rein, restrict, retard, saddle, shackle, stall, stymie, suppress, thwart, trammel, weaken, weigh down
See also: burden, damper, detriment, discommode, drawback, encumber, encumbrance, expense, fetter, handicap, harm, hinder, hindrance, impairment, inconvenience, incumbrance, inexpedience, injure, injury, liability, misfortune, penalty, prejudice, sacrifice
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The disadvantage is that we could be mismatched due to physical abilities.
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The authors conclude that psychological factors play a very important role in overcoming disadvantage.