favorableness
noun see favorable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • favorableness — noun the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome • Syn: ↑favourableness, ↑advantageousness, ↑positivity, ↑positiveness, ↑profitableness • Ant: ↑unfavorableness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Favorableness — Favorable Fa vor*a*ble (f[=a] v[ e]r*[.a]*b l), a. [Written also {favourable}.] [F. favorable, L. favorabilis favored, popular, pleasing, fr. favor. See {Favor}, n.] 1. Full of favor; favoring; manifesting partiality; kind; propitious; friendly.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • favorableness — See favorable. * * * …   Universalium

  • favorableness — n. positiveness; congeniality; being of benefit, advantageousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • favorableness — fa·vor·able·ness …   English syllables

  • favorable — favorableness, n. favorably, adv. /fay veuhr euh beuhl, fayv reuh /, adj. 1. characterized by approval or support; positive: a favorable report. 2. creating or winning favor; pleasing: to make a favorable impression. 3. affording advantage,… …   Universalium

  • Contingency theory — is a class of behavioral theory that claims that there is no best way to organize a corporation, to lead a company, or to make decisions. Instead, the optimal course of action is contingent (dependent) upon the internal and external situation.… …   Wikipedia

  • advantageousness — noun the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome • Syn: ↑favorableness, ↑favourableness, ↑positivity, ↑positiveness, ↑profitableness • Ant: ↑unfavorableness (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • favourableness — noun the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome • Syn: ↑favorableness, ↑advantageousness, ↑positivity, ↑positiveness, ↑profitableness • Ant: ↑unfavorableness (for …   Useful english dictionary

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