dis favor

disfavor

[dis-fey-ver]
noun
1.
unfavorable regard; displeasure; disesteem; dislike: The prime minister incurred the king's disfavor.
2.
the state of being regarded unfavorably; disrepute: The fashions of one year are in disfavor the next.
3.
a disadvantageous or detrimental act; disservice: The pianist did himself a disfavor in trying to sing.
verb (used with object)
4.
to regard or treat with disfavor.
Also, especially British, disfavour.


Origin:
1525–35; dis-1 + favor

disfavorer; especially British, disfavourer, noun
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disfavor
c.1533, from dis- "the opposite of" (see dis-) + favor (v.).
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