Definition of disbenefit in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /dɪsˈbɛnɪfɪt/


A disadvantage or loss resulting from something: an environmental disbenefit to the area of Teesside
More example sentences
  • What we want to find out is to explore all the points of view, the advantages and the disadvantages, the benefits and disbenefits, people's hopes, aspirations.
  • That is not, however, to say that they do not understand that this is contentious ethical territory; simply, they gauge the benefits and disbenefits to be potentially weighted in favour of the benefits.
  • In my opinion, it is important to look at the benefits and disbenefits of a universal ban on smoking in public places.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.