disfavor disfavor  /dɪs ˈfeɪ vər/


  1. (n) the state of being out of favor
  2. (n) an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
  3. (v) put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm


  1. When women get their hate on, they don't just dislike, or find disfavor with, or sort of not really appreciate.
  2. All this growth and commotion at Las Vegas the Federal Government eyed with stern disfavor.
  3. And his disfavor is far more widespread.


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  1. "Senators must be willing to cross the aisle and work with their colleagues even at the peril of disfavor of their own political party," Mr. Specter said on the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon.
    on Apr 28, 2010 By: Arlen Specter Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. "By requiring interconnected VoIP providers to contribute to the fund, the FCC is furthering the principle of competitive neutrality," Martin said. "It requires us to ensure that our universal service rules do not unfairly favor nor disfavor...
    on Jun 21, 2006 By: Kevin Martin Source: TMCnet

  3. "All these things can be handled by talks, according to Obama. But when it is necessary to resort to force or self defense, Obama would look on in disfavor," Bolton said.
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: John Bolton Source: WorldNetDaily

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