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Definition of "disfavor" [dis•fa•vor]

  • Unfavorable opinion or regard; disapproval. (noun)
  • The condition of being regarded with disapproval. (noun)
  • To view or treat with dislike or disapproval. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "disfavor" in a sentence
  • "You mean Obama's War is in disfavor with the Democrats?"
  • "After all, Gregg Allman, the last of the Allman brothers, is in disfavor in the world of rock for testifying against his former road manager, Scooter Herring, in a cocaine case."
  • "This entire society is geared towards males for a reason:: Because the gods hold the males in disfavor and want them distracted by all the trappings this society has to offer, ensuring they fail."