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favorable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of favorable

  1. 1 expressing approval favorable reviews for the movie were few Synonyms of favorable admiring, applauding, appreciative, approbatory, approving, commendatory, complimentary, friendly, good, positive Words Related to favorable accepting, warm; encomiastic, eulogistic, flattering, hagiographic (also hagiographical), laudative, laudatory, panegyrical, praiseful; respectful, supportive, sympathetic; adoring, adulatory, idolizing, worshipful, worshipping (also worshiping); advisory, recommendatory Near Antonyms of favorable captious, carping, caviling (or cavilling), censuring, critical, faultfinding, hypercritical, overcritical; belittling, contemptuous, disdainful, disparaging, scornful, slighting Antonyms of favorable adverse, depreciative, depreciatory, derogatory, disapproving, inappreciative, negative, unappreciative, uncomplimentary, unfavorable, unflattering, unfriendly

  2. 2 pointing toward a happy outcome favorable economic conditions for opening a new business Synonyms of favorable auspicious, bright, encouraging, golden, heartening, hopeful, promising, propitious Words Related to favorable fortunate, fortuitous, happy, lucky, providential; advantageous, beneficial, profitable, prosperous, salutary Near Antonyms of favorable unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky; calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous, fatal, ruinous; baleful, dark, dire, direful, doomy, foreboding, gloomy, ill, ill-boding, menacing, minatory, ominous, portentous, sinister, threatening Antonyms of favorable dim, discouraging, disheartening, futureless, hopeless, inauspicious, unfavorable, unpromising, unpropitious

  3. 3 promoting or contributing to personal or social well-being moved to a region with a milder climate in the hope that it would be more favorable to his health Synonyms of favorable advantageous, benefic, beneficent, benignant, beneficial, friendly, good, helpful, kindly, profitable, salutaryWords Related to favorable gratifying, rewarding, satisfying; auspicious, promising, propitious; advisable, desirable, healthful, healthy, salubrious, salutiferous, wholesome; gainful, lucrative, remunerative; ameliorative, amelioratory, bettering, constructive, supportiveNear Antonyms of favorable damaging, deleterious, harmful, injurious, insalubriousAntonyms of favorable bad, disadvantageous, unfavorable, unfriendly, unhelpful, unprofitable



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