Benefit and Disadvantage


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Benefit noun – A thing that helps.
Usage example: it would be a real benefit if you could keep track of what you have already bought

Disadvantage is an antonym for benefit in topics: good, cost, advantage, event to raise money.
Nearby Words: beneficial, benefaction, beneficent, benefited, beneficence
Antonyms for Benefit


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Disadvantage noun – A feature of someone or something that creates difficulty for achieving success.
Benefit is an antonym for disadvantage in topics: harm, drawback, advantage, hurt.
Nearby Word: disadvantageous
Antonyms for Disadvantage
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How words are described

particular particular benefit particular disadvantage
considerable considerable benefit considerable disadvantage
substantial substantial benefit substantial disadvantage
obvious obvious benefit obvious disadvantage
Other adjectives: simple, distinct, real, massive, great, huge, slight, potential, main, inherent, major, immediate, possible, apparent, mutual, additional, significant, primary, added, economic, strategic, short-term, tactical.

Common collocations

team benefit team disadvantage team
advantage benefit advantage disadvantage advantage
player benefit player disadvantage player
zombies benefit zombies disadvantage zombies

Both words in one sentence

  • They only yield their benefit (free Hero Points) when and if they disadvantage your character in some way.
  • Video Game / Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Some Battlecry effects can become more of a disadvantage to the player if they wish to play the minion anyway, which might result in them having to silence one of their own minions or returning a minion to their hand without the usual benefit.
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Disadvantage and Benefit. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 23, from
Benefit & Disadvantage. N.p., 2016. Web. 23 May. 2022. <>.
Disadvantage or Benefit. 2016. Accessed May 23, 2022.

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