unfavorable


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un·fa·vor·a·ble

 (ŭn-fā′vər-ə-bəl, -fāv′rə-bəl)
adj.
1. Likely to be a hindrance; disadvantageous: unfavorable winds.
2. Having or showing opposition; adverse: an unfavorable reaction to our proposal.

un·fa′vor·a·ble·ness n.
un·fa′vor·a·bly adv.

un•fa•vor•a•ble

(ʌnˈfeɪ vər ə bəl)

adj.
1. not favorable; adverse; disadvantageous: an unfavorable wind.
2. not propitious.
[1540–50]
un•fa′vor•a•ble•ness, n.
un•fa′vor•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfavorable - not encouraging or approving or pleasing; "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"
negative - expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
critical - marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws; "a critical attitude"
uncomplimentary - tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"
hostile - characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions"
favorable, favourable - encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression"
2.unfavorable - (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or opposeunfavorable - (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose; "unfavorable winds"
unpropitious - not propitious
favorable, favourable - (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate; "the days were fair and the winds were favorable"
3.unfavorable - not favorableunfavorable - not favorable; "made an unfavorable impression"; "unfavorable reviews"
bad - having undesirable or negative qualities; "a bad report card"; "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression"; "a bad little boy"; "clothes in bad shape"; "a bad cut"; "bad luck"; "the news was very bad"; "the reviews were bad"; "the pay is bad"; "it was a bad light for reading"; "the movie was a bad choice"

unfavorable

adjective
1. Tending to discourage, retard, or make more difficult:
2. Bringing, predicting, or characterized by misfortune:
Translations
nepříznivý
ugunstig
epäsuotuisa
nepovoljan
好ましくない
호의적이 아닌
neugodenslab
ofördelaktig
ไม่เป็นไปตามที่หวัง
bất lợi

unfavorable

غَيْرُ مُؤَاتٍ nepříznivý ugunstig ungünstig δυσμενής desfavorable epäsuotuisa défavorable nepovoljan sfavorevole 好ましくない 호의적이 아닌 ongunstig ugunstig niepomyślny desfavorável неблагоприятный ofördelaktig ไม่เป็นไปตามที่หวัง elverişsiz bất lợi 不利的

unfavorable

adj desfavorable
References in classic literature ?
Much concern was shown; and Starbuck went down into the cabin to report this unfavorable affair.
She would soon begin, not only to lose confidence in her neighbors, but also to feel a disposition equally unfavorable to them.
The only part of his Will which exposed itself to unfavorable criticism, was a clause conferring a legacy on one of his sisters (then a widow) who had estranged herself from her family by marrying beneath her.
Soon after the arrival of the Shtcherbatskys there appeared in the morning crowd at the springs two persons who attracted universal and unfavorable attention.
WHEN she returned to the house, Miss Garth made no attempt to conceal her unfavorable opinion of the stranger in black.
A REVIEW of the principal objections that have appeared against the proposed court for the trial of impeachments, will not improbably eradicate the remains of any unfavorable impressions which may still exist in regard to this matter.
Some of her intensest experience in the last two years had set her mind strongly in opposition to any unfavorable construction of others; and for the first time she felt rather discontented with Mr.
It is one of the many methods in which they employ this weapon, and the accuracy of aim which they achieve, even under the most unfavorable circumstances, is little short of miraculous.
and time only confirmed that unfavorable impression); Brighton was always the same; the sea was always the same; the drives were always the same.
Certain seeds which are required to find a nidus for themselves under unfavorable circumstances have been supplied by nature with an apparatus of hooks, so that they will get a hold on very unreceptive surfaces.
Rauner while a whopping 63 percent have an unfavorable view of him.
The conditions on the global market are unfavorable, the domestic surrounding is putting a pressure-warn from the Economic Chamber of Macedonia.