in disfavor

idiom

formal
: not popular
The theory has long been in disfavor.

Examples of in disfavor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But the misbegotten search for original intentions has been in disfavor since Justice Antonin Scalia’s powerful critique of intentionalism. Christian Schneider, National Review, 21 Dec. 2023 Democrats were divided on the issue, with 48% in disfavor and 47% in support. Marc Ramirez, USA TODAY, 12 June 2023 Democrats were divided on the issue, with 48% in disfavor and 47% in support. Marc Ramirez, USA TODAY, 12 June 2023

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“In disfavor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20disfavor. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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