Disadvantaged and Privileged


Disadvantaged adjective - Kept from having the necessities of life or a healthful environment.
Usage example: disadvantaged families struggling to get by in the inner city

Privileged is an antonym for disadvantaged in underprivileged topic.


Privileged adjective - Blessed with privileges.
Usage example: the privileged few

Disadvantaged is an antonym for privileged.

Nearby Words: privilege, privileging

Both words in one sentence

  • The privileged few live in gated communities in comfortable settings, the majority live in the "Pleeb Lands" which are disadvantaged, violent (or at least perceived by the privileged as such), drug fueled and dependent on mass-produced technology that trickles down from the upper echelon.
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