- The negative aspect of something otherwise regarded as good or desirable: a magazine feature on the downside of fashion modellingMore example sentences
snag, drawback, disadvantage, stumbling block, catch, pitfall, fly in the ointment; handicap, limitation, trouble, difficulty, problem, complication, liability, nuisance; hindrance, obstacle, impediment; weak spot/point, weakness, flaw, defect, faultBritish • informal spanner in the worksNorth American • informal monkey wrench in the works
- 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.