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 (ŭn-fā′vər-ə-bəl, -fāv′rə-bəl)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unfavorably - showing disapprovalunfavorably - showing disapproval; in a disparaging way; "he reviewed the play unfavorably"
favorably, favourably - showing approval; "he reviewed the play favorably"
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But knowing by experience that in the present condition of the public temper it was dangerous to express an opinion opposed to the general one, and especially to criticize the volunteers unfavorably, he too watched Katavasov without committing himself.
Overcome by sadness, nervously agitated, deeply distressed at having been so long separated from her lover, disturbed at the sight of the emotion she had divined, she accordingly presented herself to the king with an embarrassed aspect, which in his then disposition of mind the king interpreted unfavorably.
She herself thought unfavorably of these dimples and smiled little in general society.
Dango, eater of carrion," he called them, and he compared them most unfavorably with Histah, the snake, the most loathed and repulsive creature of the jungle.
Perhaps there is inevitably something morbid in a human being who is in any way unfavorably excepted from ordinary conditions, until the good force has had time to triumph; and it has rarely had time for that at two-and-twenty.
If, then, I should learn that you had taken upon yourself to speak of me to any one favorably or unfavorably, to comment on my actions, or watch my conduct, that very instant you would quit my service.
His confinement, however, although it contributed not a little to the peace of the town, operated unfavorably upon Roderick himself.
The most universal of all civilized terrors--the terror of appearing unfavorably in the newspapers--was a sensation absolutely unknown to the Empress of the Inn.
But while Democrats view both Trumps negatively, they view Ivanka Trump substantially less unfavorably than her father.
In addition, a CBS News poll showed on Thursday that both Trump and the Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton are viewed unfavorably among registered voters overall.
For example, Saudi Arabia, which is a close US ally, and Cuba, which is extremely hostile to the United States, were rated almost identically--58 percent unfavorably for Saudi Arabia and 59 percent unfavorably for Cuba.
The ABC News/Washington Post Poll found that 53 percent of Americans view Obama's gun control plan favorably as compared to 41 percent who view it unfavorably.