Disfavorably

Dis`fa´vor`a`bly


adv.1.Unpropitiously.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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view the Fifth Amendment disfavorably. (84) From a societal perspective,
For example, the tax laws look disfavorably upon transactions of [section] 501(c)(3) organizations that provide an economic benefit to a disqualified person (e.g., certain organizational insiders or related individuals), and if such a transaction occurs, the disqualified person and organization managers may be subject to a penalty tax.
(85) Or it might lead the court to look more disfavorably upon the request, for fear that issuing the preliminary injunction will be tipping its hand in one party's favor before even hearing the merits.
The drop in pretax return rate that arises by reason of bidding up the purchase price in reaction to tax favors for the investment is sometimes called an "implicit tax." The implicit tax should drive out tax-exempt and low-tax owners because they can avoid only real taxes, not the "implicit tax." Tax-exempt and low-tax owners thus move to disfavorably taxed investments where the pretax return is high.
The authors find some legal cognizance of this defense in earlier law, but the defense was viewed disfavorably by courts at the end of the 19th Century.
The person may be reacting to the uncertainty in her own estimation, or may simply wish to avoid being looked upon disfavorably by those who made a different assessment.
(293) Historically, both commentators and courts have looked upon adhesive contract provisions disfavorably, with a cautious concern for equal bargaining power and fairness.
Throughout the 1970s, some members of the Black community continued to view disfavorably lighter-toned Blacks.
In cases where no protocol has yet been published, while the court has limited powers, they will look disfavorably on parties who have not acted reasonably in the exchange of information, the statement of their case or their settlement out of court.
If Paula Jones, instead of filing a civil suit, had lodged a charge of criminal assault and battery against Bill Clinton in Ochiltree County, Texas, where 79.2 percent of the electorate voted against Clinton in the 1996 presidential election(46) and generally viewed Clinton disfavorably, would we allow a local judge and twelve jurors to determine whether President Clinton would serve out the remainder of his term, or (conversely) be sentenced to twenty-four months in the Ochiltree County jail?
The other options -- unilateralism or bilateralism -- have severe costs, because any of the Big Three is certain to look disfavorably on any great power's hegemonic effort to bully the others, or on an alliance between the other pair that defines its purpose as the third's containment.