HyperDic: disfavor

English > 3 senses of the word disfavor:
NOUNstatedisfavor, disfavourthe state of being out of favor / favor
cognitiondisfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapprovalan inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
VERBsocialdisfavor, disadvantage, disfavourput at a disadvantage
disfavor > pronunciation
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > disfavor: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being out of favor / favor.
Example"he is in disfavor with the king"
Narrowerwilderness(politics) a state of disfavor
BroaderrejectionThe state of being rejected
Verbsdisfavorput at a disadvantage
English > disfavor: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn inclination to withhold approval from some person or group.
Synonymsdisfavour, dislike, disapproval
NarrowerdoghouseAn idiomatic term for being in disfavor
reprobationsevere disapproval
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
English > disfavor: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningput at a disadvantage; hinder, harm.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsdisadvantage, disfavour
Narrowerhandicap, hinder, hamperput at a disadvantage
prejudicedisadvantage by prejudice
Broaderdiscriminate, separate, single outtreat differently on the basis of sex / sex or race
OppositeadvantageGive an advantage to
Spanishdesfavorecer, perjudicar
Catalandesfavorir, perjudicar
Nounsdisfavorthe state of being out of favor / favor

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