Synonyms and Antonyms of favored

  1. 1 granted special treatment or attention the youngest child was also the most favored—much to the envy of his siblings Synonyms beloved, cherished, dear, fair-haired, darling, favorite, fond, loved, pet, precious, special, sweet, white-headedRelated Words admired, adored, appreciated, esteemed, relished, revered; prized, treasured; preferredNear Antonyms abhorred, abominated, despised, detested, disdained, disfavored, disliked, execrated, hated, loathed, unfavorite; abandoned, forgotten, ignored; alienated, estrangedAntonyms unbeloved

  2. 2 singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking for a favored few, the restaurant always has a table available, no matter how busy it is Synonyms cherry-picked, choice, chosen, elect, select, favorite, first-line, handpicked, picked, preferred, selectedRelated Words fashionable; exclusive; culled, picked over, screened, weeded (out), winnowed (out)Near Antonyms average, common, commonplace, ordinary, run-of-the-mill

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