Definition of downside in English:

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downside

Pronunciation: /ˈdaʊnsʌɪd/

noun

The negative aspect of something otherwise regarded as good or desirable: a magazine feature on the downside of fashion modelling
More example sentences
  • He was a cyborg but without the downsides like flaws in programming.
  • The downside is that if the feature makes a lot of money, very little of it will come back to Film Four.
  • In particular, why the euro continues to be weak and the not unconnected matter of what are the downsides for the US economy and its bullish looking near-term outlook.
Synonyms
handicap, limitation, trouble, difficulty, problem, complication, liability, nuisance;
weak spot/point, weakness, flaw, defect, fault;
British  disbenefit
informal minus, flip side, hiccup
British informal spanner in the works
North American informal monkey wrench in the works

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