unfavourably


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Adv.1.unfavourably - showing disapprovalunfavourably - showing disapproval; in a disparaging way; "he reviewed the play unfavorably"
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unfavourably

unfavorably (US) [ˈʌnˈfeɪvərəblɪ] ADV [react, impress] → de forma negativa
he reviewed your book very unfavourablyhizo una crítica muy negativa de tu libro
she commented unfavourably on the way he was dressedhizo comentarios desfavorables sobre la forma en que iba vestido
he was compared unfavourably with his predecessorsse lo comparó desfavorablemente con sus predecesores
to regard sth unfavourablyno tener una opinión muy favorable or buena de algo

unfavourably

[ˌʌnˈfeɪvərəbli] (British) unfavorably (US) advde manière adverse
to look unfavourably on sth [+ offer, suggestion] → accueillir défavorablement qch
to compare unfavourably with sth → faire pâle figure à côté de qch
to review a book unfavourably → émettre une critique défavorable sur un livre

unfavourably

, (US) unfavorably
adv contrast, compareunvorteilhaft; react, commentablehnend; respond, reviewnegativ; regardungünstig; to compare unfavourably with somethingim Vergleich mit etw schlecht abschneiden; to look unfavourably on somethingeiner Sache (dat)ablehnend gegenüberstehen; to report unfavourably on/speak unfavourably of somethingetw negativ or ablehnend or ungünstig beurteilen; to be unfavourably impressed by somethingeinen negativen Eindruck or keinen guten Eindruck von etw bekommen

unfavourably

unfavorably (Am) [ʌnˈfeɪvrəblɪ] adv (judge, see) → in senso sfavorevole; (speak, review) → sfavorevolmente
to look unfavourably upon → vedere di mal occhio
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But against this there were objections; and she finally resolved that it could be the last resource, if her private inquiries to the absence of the family were unfavourably answered.
She could never do justice to Henry and Eleanor's merit; she felt it too strongly for expression; and should a dislike be taken against them, should they be thought of unfavourably, on their father's account, it would cut her to the heart.
His reluctance to return to the cabin impressed them all unfavourably, and the mutinous sounds again broke forth.
In the educational establishment for girls where Miss Haldin finished her studies she was looked upon rather unfavourably.
An ill-made, high-shouldered man, with lowering brows, and his features crushed into an habitually sour expression, he contrasted most unfavourably, even in his mongrel dress, with the great body of his hearers in their plain working clothes.
There were many ladies all around, but they turned their backs, or looked another way, or at the two young men (not unfavourably at them), and left her to herself.
Where her opinions and sentiments tallied with mine, it was her extreme good sense, her exquisite taste and feeling, that delighted me; where they differed, it was still her uncompromising boldness in the avowal or defence of that difference, her earnestness and keenness, that piqued my fancy: and even when she angered me by her unkind words or looks, and her uncharitable conclusions respecting me, it only made me the more dissatisfied with myself for having so unfavourably impressed her, and the more desirous to vindicate my character and disposition in her eyes, and, if possible, to win her esteem.
Yet the old lady never ceased to abuse him, despite his deferential manner, and to compare him unfavourably with myself (so, at all events, Potapitch declared).
The girl marched to that article, removed it with some clatter, and put it back in the shop window; she then returned, and, putting her elegant elbows on the table, regarded the young man not unfavourably but with considerable exasperation.
I had better say at once that his manners, and the arrogance with which he assumed to know what was incomprehensible even to us, impressed him unfavourably on my mind.
I naturally wondered what she might have against him; and somehow connected him unfavourably with mad Agnes.
Captain Hagberd had been so unfavourably im- pressed by his tenant, that once he told Miss Bes- sie, "He is a very extravagant fellow, my dear.