Disfavor : Definition

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Pronunciation : Dis*fa"vor
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Pref. dis- + favor: cf. OF. disfaveur, F. défaveur.] [Written also disfavour.]
Definition : 1. Want of favor of favorable regard; disesteem; disregard. The people that deserved my disfavor. Is. x. 6 (1551). Sentiment of disfavor against its ally. Gladstone.

2. The state of not being in favor; a being under the displeasure of some one; state of unacceptableness; as, to be in disfavor at court.

3. An unkindness; a disobliging act. He might dispense favors and disfavors. Clarendon.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Dis*fa"vor
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To withhold or withdraw favor from; to regard with disesteem; to show disapprobation of; to discountenance. Countenanced or disfavored according as they obey. Swift.

2. To injure the form or looks of. [R.] B. Jonson.

t. [imp. & p. p. Disfavored; p. pr. & vb. n. Disfavoring.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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