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unfavorable

un·fa·vor·a·ble

unfavorable

 
pronunciation:
uhn feI v r bl
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: likely to have a bad result; inauspicious.
an unfavorable omenunfavorable weather for a picnic
synonyms:
adverse, inauspicious, ominous, unlucky
antonyms:
favorable, promising, propitious, prosperous
similar words:
contrary, disadvantageous, forbidding, ill, ill-fated, ill-starred, sinister, threatening, unhappy, unlikely, unpropitious, untoward
definition 2: harmful or unpleasant.
an unfavorable outcome
synonyms:
detrimental, harmful, unpleasant
antonyms:
advantageous, benign, favorable, positive
similar words:
adverse, contrary, damaging, disadvantageous, disagreeable, hostile, inimical
definition 3: indicating disfavor or dislike.
an unfavorable review of a play
synonyms:
critical
antonyms:
favorable
similar words:
adverse, antagonistic, bad, hostile, inimical, rotten, unfriendly
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derivation: unfavorably (adv.)