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unfavorable (adj.)

also unfavourable, mid-15c. (implied in unfavorably), from un- (1) "not" + favorable (adj.).

"We must not indulge in unfavorable views of mankind, since by doing it we make bad men believe that they are no worse than others, and we teach the good that they are good in vain." [Walter Savage Landor, "Imaginary Conversations"]

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Definitions of unfavorable from WordNet

unfavorable (adj.)
not encouraging or approving or pleasing;
unfavorable conditions
unfavorable impression
an unfavorable comparison
unfavorable comments
Synonyms: unfavourable
unfavorable (adj.)
(of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose;
unfavorable winds
Synonyms: unfavourable
unfavorable (adj.)
involving or creating circumstances detrimental to success or effectiveness;
made an unfavorable impression
Synonyms: disadvantageous / unfavourable
From wordnet.princeton.edu