Definition of unfavorable
- an unfavorable business climate
- an unfavorable feature of the plan
She formed an unfavorable impression of him.
the company chose to accept the unfavorable settlement rather than spend more money on legal fees
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damaging, deleterious, destructive, detrimental, fatal, harmful, hurtful, ill, injurious, lethal, malignant, murderous, noxious, pernicious, poisonous, ruinous, threatening, troublesome, unhealthy, wounding;
: likely to cause problems or difficulties
: expressing disapproval
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