disfavor


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)

  1. to regard or treat with disfavor.
n.

1530s; see dis- “the opposite of” + favor (n.). As a verb, from 1560s. Related: Disfavored; disfavoring.

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