Associations to the word «Disadvantaged»


DISADVANTAGED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of disadvantage
DISADVANTAGED, adjective. Lacking an advantage relative to another.
DISADVANTAGED, adjective. Poor; in financial difficulties.

Dictionary definition

DISADVANTAGED, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats