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  • And we have had drawbacks since then, yet my hope remains as strong. Cited from The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. II (of 2), ed. by Kenyon
  • These drawbacks by far failed to meet the quality standard expected for the price.
  • In spite of these various drawbacks we led a most happy life. Cited from The Smiling Hill-Top, by Julia M. Sloane
  • Although this project is supported by the general public, there are some potential drawbacks.
  • Still it has many drawbacks, even from a literary point of view. Cited from The English Church in the Eighteenth Century, by Overton
  • These factors are often considered to be the greatest drawbacks to its powers.
  • However, she quickly becomes aware of the drawbacks of being married to the King.
  • Another data structure is introduced in the process in order to attempt to overcome these drawbacks.
  • In addition, Catholic education had suffered severe drawbacks and new schools needed to be built.
  • The new world into which Joseph found himself launched had many drawbacks, but one excellent side. Cited from Story-Lives of Great Musicians, by Francis Jameson Rowbotham
  • But it has sufficient drawbacks even where all the appointments pass through one channel. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 83, September, 1864, by Various
  • It has been pointed out that there are some possible drawbacks to this scheme.
  • Unfortunately, the site selected for the project came with some serious drawbacks as well.
  • However, when used by itself, the test suite approach has major drawbacks as well.
  • Drawbacks of the technology include high energy consumption and long warm-up times from a cold state.
  • Some claim that many drawbacks can occur when following the experimental method.
  • One of the drawbacks in this video game is that the player has a rather slow walking speed.
  • Drawbacks may also be purchased to provide additional character points, up to an overall limit of ten points.
  • And while this desire for reality has its drawbacks, it has also its advantages. Cited from Civics and Health, by William H. Allen
  • The amount of time and cost of labor are the main drawbacks.
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Root form of drawbacks is drawback for the noun.

Meaning of drawbacks

  • noun The quality of being a hindrance
    he pointed out all the drawbacks to my plan