Synonyms of drawback in English:


See definition of drawback


1‘the major drawback to this method is that it can be very time-consuming’


disadvantage, snag, downside, stumbling block, catch, hitch, pitfall, fly in the ointment

weak point, weak spot, weakness, flaw, defect, imperfection, fault

handicap, limitation, trouble, difficulty, problem, issue, complication, liability, nuisance

hindrance, obstacle, hurdle, impediment, obstruction, inconvenience, barrier, curb, check, discouragement, deterrent, damper

British disbenefit

informal minus, hiccup

British informal spanner in the works

North American informal monkey wrench in the works


benefit, advantage