Synonyms and Antonyms of disfavor

  1. 1 a strong feeling of not liking or approving made no attempt to hide his disfavor of his wife's relatives Synonyms allergy, averseness, aversion, dislike, disinclination, disliking, disrelish, down [chiefly British], mislikeRelated Words disgust, distaste, loathing, nausea, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; abhorrence, abomination, antipathy, detestation, execration, hate, hatred; deprecation, disapproval, displeasure, dissatisfaction; jaundiceNear Antonyms affection, attachment, devotedness, devotion, love, passion; bent, leaning, penchant, predilection, propensity, tendencyAntonyms appetite, favor, fondness, like, liking, partiality, preference, relish, shine, taste, use

  2. 2 refusal to accept as right or desirable their suggestion was met with disfavor by virtually all of the other club members Synonyms deprecation, disapprobation, discountenance, disesteem, disapproval, dislike, displeasureRelated Words disrelish, distaste; rejection, thumbs-down; blame, censure, condemnation, criticism, denunciation, dispraise, opprobrium, reprehension, reproach, reprobation; antagonism, antipathy, hostility; belittlement, disparagement, objection, oppositionNear Antonyms acclaim, commendation, praise; endorsement (also indorsement), sanction, thumbs-up; empathy, sympathyAntonyms approbation, approval, favor

  3. 3 the negative result caused by something that creates difficulty for achieving success the defendant certainly acted to his own disfavor with his frequent outbursts



Synonyms and Antonyms of disfavor

  1. 1 to feel dislike for a style of stage acting that is disfavored by most theatergoers today Synonyms dislike, disrelish, mislikeRelated Words abhor, abominate, detest, execrate, hate, loathe, resent; condemn, despise, scorn; cringe (at), disapprove (of), frown (on or upon), mind, object (to), shy (from or away from)Near Antonyms admire, appreciate, cherish, esteem, regard, respect; adore, deify, idolize, revere, reverence, venerate, worship; prize, treasure, value; drink (in), savor (also savour); dote (on), idolize; favor, preferAntonyms adore, cotton (to), delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), like, love, relish, revel (in)

  2. 2 to hold an unfavorable opinion of polls showing that this political candidate is highly disfavored by most voters Synonyms deprecate, discountenance, disesteem, disapprove, dislike, frown (on or upon), mislike, reprove, tsk-tsk, tut (over or about), tut-tut (over or about)Related Words disrelish, object (to), pooh-pooh (also pooh), reject, reprehend, reprobate, scorn; censure, condemn, criticize, denounce, discommend; chide, rebuke, reproach, scoldNear Antonyms endorse (also indorse), sanction, support; adore, delight (in), dig, enjoy, fancy, groove (on), love, relish, revel (in)Antonyms approve, favor, like

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