What does unfavorable mean?

Definitions for unfavorableʌnˈfeɪ vər ə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unfavorable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unfavorable, unfavourable(adj)

    not encouraging or approving or pleasing

    "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression"

  2. unfavorable, unfavourable(adj)

    (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose

    "unfavorable winds"

  3. unfavorable, unfavourable(adj)

    not favorable

    "made an unfavorable impression"; "unfavorable reviews"


  1. unfavorable(Adjective)

    Disadvantageous, adverse, unsuitable, inconducive; serving to hinder or oppose.

  2. unfavorable(Adjective)

    Not favorable, disapproving.

  3. unfavorable(Adjective)

    Causing obstacles or delay; not conducive to travel or work; inclement.

  4. unfavorable(Adjective)

    Not auspicious; ill-boding.

  5. Origin: un- + favourable

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unfavorable(adj)

    not favorable; not propitious; adverse; contrary; discouraging


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfavorable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfavorable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Russian defense ministry:

    The incident was the result of unfavorable weather conditions in the area, so there's no need to look for any conspiracy theories here.

  2. Martin Van Buren:

    We have seen time gradually dispel every unfavorable foreboding and our Constitution surmount every adverse circumstance dreaded at the outset as beyond control.

  3. Pamela Geller:

    Mark Zuckerberg has adopted a policy of censoring news that portrays Muslim migrants in an unfavorable light and reveals the jihadi motivations of the Orlando killer.

  4. Walter Savage Landor:

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

  5. Chief Executive James R. Verrier:

    Our growth was impacted by an unfavorable mix of light vehicle production in North America, slower light vehicle production growth in China and weak commercial vehicle markets around the world.

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