Usage examples for drawback

  1. Nay, I do not hesitate to maintain that religion is a drawback to the development of the modern state, and that, therefore, the state should have nothing whatever to do with religion. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden
  2. Strategical theory will at once reply that it is an operation which involves " an arrest of the offensive," a situation which is usually taken to exhibit every kind of drawback. – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  3. This drawback, which besides was only momentary, was largely compensated for by the progress it caused in the optician's art. – Underground Man by Gabriel Tarde