- downside UK US /ˈdaʊnsaɪd/ noun [C]► a disadvantage or problem: »
The only downside of working here is that it is so far from my home.»
The town's rapid growth does have a downside.»
We discussed all the potential downsides, but in the end she decided to go ahead.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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downside — 1680s, underside, from DOWN (Cf. down) (adv.) + SIDE (Cf. side). Meaning drawback, negative aspect is attested by 1995 … Etymology dictionary
downside — [n] a negative aspect of a situation defect, disadvantage, drawback, fault, flaw, inconvenience, minus, problem, trouble; concepts 666,674 … New thesaurus
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