unfavourable


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unfavourable

(ʌnˈfeɪvərəbəl; -ˈfeɪvrə-) or

unfavorable

adj
not favourable; adverse or inauspicious
unˈfavourableness, unˈfavorableness n
unˈfavourably, unˈfavorably adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unfavourable - 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"
2.unfavourable - (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or opposeunfavourable - (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose; "unfavorable winds"
unpropitious - not propitious
3.unfavourable - not favorableunfavourable - 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"

unfavourable

adjective
2. hostile, negative, unfriendly, inimical First reactions have been distinctly unfavourable.
hostile warm, positive, friendly, approving, favourable, amicable, well-disposed
Translations
nepříznivý
ugunstig
epäsuotuisa
nepovoljan
好ましくない
호의적이 아닌
ofördelaktig
ไม่เป็นไปตามที่หวัง
bất lợi

unfavourable

unfavorable (US) [ˈʌnˈfeɪvərəbl] ADJ
1. (= adverse) [situation] → adverso; [conditions] → poco propicio, desfavorable; [outlook, weather] → poco propicio; [wind] → desfavorable
to be unfavourable for sthser poco propicio para algo, no ser propicio para algo
to be unfavourable to sbno favorecer a algn, ser desfavorable para algn
2. (= negative) [impression, opinion] → negativo, malo; [comparison] → poco favorable
to show sth/sb in an unfavourable lightpresentar algo/a algn de forma negativa or poco favorable, dar una imagen negativa or poco favorable de algo/algn

unfavourable

[ˌʌnˈfeɪvərəbəl] (British) unfavorable (US) adj
(= poor) [conditions, circumstances, weather, exchange rate] → défavorable
to be unfavourable to sb [terms, conditions] → être défavorable à qn
an unfavourable impression → une impression défavorable
(= hostile) [reaction, response, comment] → défavorable
an unfavourable comparison → une comparaison défavorable

unfavourable

, (US) unfavorable
adj outlook, weather, moment, resultungünstig; conditions, circumstances also, windwidrig; opinion, reactionnegativ; replyablehnend, negativ; trade balancepassiv; conditions unfavourable to or for tradeungünstige Handelsbedingungen pl; on unfavourable termszu ungünstigen Bedingungen; to be unfavourable to somebodyungünstig für jdn sein; to draw or make unfavourable comparisonsnachteilige Vergleiche ziehen; to show somebody/something in an unfavourable lightjdn/etw in einem ungünstigen Licht darstellen

unfavourable

unfavorable (Am) [ʌnˈfeɪvrəbl] adj (circumstances, climate) → sfavorevole; (report, impression) → negativo/a

unfavourable

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
References in classic literature ?
My having prevented it may perhaps have given his wife an unfavourable impression, but where there is a disposition to dislike, a motive will never be wanting; and as to money matters it has not withheld him from being very useful to me.
I have known very unfavourable symptoms in the morning change to favourable ones at noon, and return to unfavourable again at night.
On Trafalgar Day the weather was not so much unfavourable as extremely dangerous.
One was the British consul at Suez, who, despite the prophecies of the English Government, and the unfavourable predictions of Stephenson, was in the habit of seeing, from his office window, English ships daily passing to and fro on the great canal, by which the old roundabout route from England to India by the Cape of Good Hope was abridged by at least a half.
782-789) The sixth of the mid-month is very unfavourable for plants, but is good for the birth of males, though unfavourable for a girl either to be born at all or to be married.
The dramatic instinct to which the life of towns is necessarily unfavourable, is kept alive in the country by the smallness of the stage and the fewness of the actors.
Wondering whether it was possible, amid circumstances so unfavourable to domestic relations, to enjoy the pleasures of conjugal union, I hesitated for some time to question his Royal Highness on so delicate a subject; but at last I plunged into it by abruptly inquiring as to the health of his family.