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unfavorable

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adjective un·fa·vor·able \ˌən-ˈfā-v(ə-)rə-bəl, -ˈfā-vər-bəl\

Simple Definition of unfavorable

  • : likely to cause problems or difficulties

  • : expressing disapproval

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of unfavorable

  1. 1 a :  opposed, contrary b :  expressing disapproval :  negative <unfavorable reviews>

  2. 2 :  not propitious :  disadvantageous <an unfavorable business climate>

  3. 3 :  not pleasing <an unfavorable feature of the plan>

unfavorableness

noun

unfavorably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of unfavorable in a sentence

  1. She formed an unfavorable impression of him.

  2. <the company chose to accept the unfavorable settlement rather than spend more money on legal fees>



1548

First Known Use of unfavorable

1548



UNFAVORABLE Defined for Kids

unfavorable

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adjective un·fa·vor·able \ˌən-ˈfā-və-rə-bəl\

Definition of unfavorable for Students

  1. 1 :  expressing or showing disapproval <an unfavorable comment>

  2. 2 :  likely to make difficult or unpleasant <We had unfavorable weather for our trip.>

unfavorably

\-blē\ adverb




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