If a product has some 'benefits', it follows that is will have some drawbacks (possibly). I need to find a word that is not seen as a negative such as 'drawbacks' but it must not have a particularly negative meaning.

Currently the document that I have to rewrite has 'benefits' and 'disbenefits' as a title and this to me is not very good English.

Any help would be appreciated.

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The literal opposite of "benefit" is "detriment." The literal opposite of "benefiter" is "malefactor." If you mean to say something that is not primarily harmful but that may have some negative side-effects, that group of side-effects would be a "disadvantage."

The literal opposite of "benefiter" "benefactor" is "malefactor."

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Thank you great list helped me reword my title
yeah thats really poor english, just type it into word, right click and look for the synomym
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use the word malafit. mala from latin meaning bad. fit meaning to do. likewise benefit has latin bene meaning good. compare benevolence and malevolence literally meaning wanting good and wanting bad respectively.

use the word malafit

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btw, disbenefit is a very commonly used word. it can be found in the meriam webster dictionaries.
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