Disfavor

Definition of Disfavor

Dis`fa´vor
n.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.
v. t.1.To withhold or withdraw favor from; to regard with disesteem; to show disapprobation of; to discountenance.
[imp. & p. p. Disfavored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Disfavoring.]
Countenanced or disfavored according as they obey.
- Swift.
2.To injure the form or looks of.

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