unfavorable

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

Definition of unfavorable

  1. 1a :  opposed, contraryb :  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

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unfavorably

play \ˌən-ˈfā-v(ə-)rə-blē, -ˈfā-vər-bəl\ 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 English Language Learners

unfavorable

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

Definition of unfavorable for English Language Learners

  • : likely to cause problems or difficulties

  • : expressing disapproval


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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