Part of speech:
Made smaller; lessened; reduced
Lacking an essential quality or element:
Not as great in amount or quantity:
(Math.) Designating a quantity less than zero, or one to be subtracted; minus quantity
Anything that causes damage or injury
An unfavorable situation or circumstance; drawback; handicap
The definition of a drawback is a disadvantage or negative feature.
The definition of a handicap is a race where the competition is evened out by giving advantages to the weaker competitor and making the race more difficult for the stronger competitor, or something that is a disadvantage.
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
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