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Meaning of DISADVANTAGED

Pronunciation:  `disud'vantijd

 
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 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law"
 

DISADVANTAGED is a 13 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: deprived, underprivileged
 

 

 

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 Related Terms: beggared, beggarly, bereaved, bereft, chronic poor, chronic poverty area, common, demeaning, depressed, depressed class, depressed population, deprived, fleeced, ghetto-dwellers, ghettoized, humble, impoverished, in need, in rags, in the shade, in want, indigent, inferior, infra dig, junior, less, lesser, low, lower, lowly, mendicant, minor, modest, necessitous, needy, on relief, ordinary, out at elbows, outcasts, pauperized, poverty subculture, poverty-stricken, second rank, second string, secondary, servile, slum-dwellers, starveling, stripped, sub, subaltern, subject, subordinate, subservient, the disadvantaged, the dispossessed, the distressed, the down-and-out, the forgotten man, the have-nots, the needy, the other America, the poor, the powerless, the underprivileged, the urban poor, third rank, third string, underdeveloped nation, underprivileged, vulgar, welfare rolls
 

 

 

 

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