Definition of unfavorable
unfavorablyplay \ˌən-ˈfā-v(ə-)rə-blē, -ˈfā-vər-bəl\ adverb
Examples of unfavorable in a Sentence
She formed an unfavorable impression of him.
the company chose to accept the unfavorable settlement rather than spend more money on legal fees
Recent Examples of unfavorable from the Web
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cavaliers must live with several unfavorable realities in this NBA Finals matchup with Golden State.
Trump argued the Paris accord was so unfavorable to U.S. interests that other countries were laughing at America.
The Kaiser Health Tracking Poll, conducted May 16-22, also found that 55 percent of adults have an unfavorable view of the House plan, while 31 percent have a positive one.
Last week, a Republican House candidate in Montana put his candidacy in serious jeopardy on the eve of Election Day when a reporter from The Guardian pressed him about an unfavorable Congressional Budget Office analysis of the GOP health care bill.
People on the right and left have a very unfavorable view of both parties, and don't trust that either Republicans or Democrats have their best interests at heart.
The travel policy was first issued a week after Trump took office on Jan. 20 and then revised following initial unfavorable court rulings.
After an unfavorable zoning hearing on April 19, representatives from US HealthVest asked for the May 2 Village Board review to be delayed until June 6.
Advanced Medicine’s sick IPO: Advanced Medicine, a drug discovery company backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, withdrew on Wednesday a $172.5 million initial public offering because of unfavorable market conditions.
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First Known Use of unfavorable
UNFAVORABLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unfavorable for English Language Learners
: likely to cause problems or difficulties
: expressing disapproval
UNFAVORABLE Defined for Kids
Definition of unfavorable for Students
1 : expressing or showing disapproval an unfavorable comment
2 : likely to make difficult or unpleasant We had unfavorable weather for our trip.
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