un-favorable

unfavorable

[uhn-fey-ver-uh-buhl]
adjective
1.
not favorable; contrary; adverse: an unfavorable wind.
2.
not propitious: an unfavorable omen.
3.
unfortunate; undesirable; disadvantageous: an unfavorable development.

Origin:
1540–50; Middle English; see un-1, favorable

unfavorableness, noun
unfavorably, adverb
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unfavorable
1460 (implied in unfavorably), from un- (1) "not" + favor (v.) + -able.
"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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