What does unfavourable mean?

Definitions for unfavourable

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

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. unfavourable(Adjective)

    not approved of

  2. unfavourable(Adjective)

    opposing or hindering

  3. Origin: un- + favourable

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unfavourable

    un-fā′vur-a-bl, adj. not favourable or propitious.—n. Unfā′vourableness.—adv. Unfā′vourably.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfavourable in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unfavourable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jiang Feitao:

    The details are in line with the government's overall guidelines, china's measures to boost the economy will definitely lift demand and this will be unfavourable for the overcapacity cut.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Anything/anyone that comes your way whether good or bad, favourable or unfavourable is meant to teach you a lesson and not at all to lessen you. So, be willing and consistent to learn a lot and then wise up.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Anybody who is never willing to face/withstand/bear/overcome so many things will hardly have so many things in life. Because, life itself is bound to unfold so many things both good & bad/favourable & unfavourable/simple & complex.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Refuse to be intimidated by your misfortunes/unfavourable circumstances. Rather, intimidate them at all cost by imbibing/portraying positive mindset, thinking and attitude against them (your misfortunes/unfavourable circumstances). For doing just that, is most likely to mark a turning point for you.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    If you take your time to reason with God and as well listen to his mild voice that speaks in you. He (God) will have no other option than to strenghten you. I mean, he will daily renew your strenght like that of an eagle. And once he has done that. Then, you can and you will handle life and its circumstances both favourable and unfavourable ones. Therefore, hence forth dare to reason with God in all you are doing currently and in all that you aspire to do subsequently.

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