HyperDic: unfavorable

English > 3 senses of the word unfavorable:
ADJECTIVEallunfavorable, unfavourablenot encouraging or approving or pleasing
allunfavorable, unfavourable(of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose
allunfavorable, disadvantageous, unfavourableconstituting a disadvantage
unfavorable > pronunciation
Soundsah.nfey'verahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > unfavorable: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot encouraging or approving or pleasing.
Examples
  • "unfavorable conditions"
  • "an unfavorable comparison"
  • "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"
Synonymunfavourable
Narroweradmonitory, admonishing, reproachful, reprovingExpressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective
adverse, inauspicious, untowardcontrary to your interests / interests or welfare
disapprovingExpressing or manifesting disapproval
discriminatory, invidiousContaining or implying a slight or showing prejudice
See alsobadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
criticalmarked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
hostileCharacterized by enmity / enmity or ill ... / ill will
negativeExpressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
uncomplimentarytending to (or intended to) detract or disparage
Oppositefavorable, favourableencouraging or approving or pleasing
Spanishdesfavorable
Catalandesfavorable
Nounsunfavorablenessthe quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success
Adverbsunfavorablyshowing disapproval
English > unfavorable: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose.
Example"unfavorable winds"
Synonymunfavourable
Narroweradverse, contraryIn an opposing direction
See alsounpropitiousnot propitious
Oppositefavorable, favourable(of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
Spanishdesfavorable
Nounsunfavorablenessthe quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success
English > unfavorable: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningconstituting a disadvantage.
Synonymsdisadvantageous, unfavourable
Narrowerminus, negativeInvolving disadvantage or harm
See alsoharmfulCausing or capable of causing harm
inexpedientnot suitable or advisable
inopportunenot opportune
Oppositeadvantageous, favorable, favourableGiving an advantage
Spanishdesaventajado, desfavorable, desventajoso, perjudicial
Catalandesfavorable, perjudicial
Nounsunfavorablenessthe quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success

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