disfavor

  • 1 Disfavor — Dis*fa vor, n. [Pref. dis + favor: cf. OF. disfaveur, F. d[ e]faveur.] [Written also {disfavour}.] 1. Want of favor of favorable regard; disesteem; disregard. [1913 Webster] The people that deserved my disfavor. Is. x. 6 (1551). [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 disfavor — sustantivo masculino 1. Uso/registro: elevado. Acción o dicho desfavorable que ocasiona algún daño o malestar: Obligarme a cenar con Andrés fue un disfavor. 2. (en singular) Uso/registro: elevado. Pérdida del afecto, el respeto o la consideración …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 3 disfavor — I verb avoid, be loath, deny respect, despise, disaffect, disapprove, discountenance, discredit, disdain, dishonor, dislike, disregard, disrespect, frown on, have no regard for, have no respect for, have no use for, hold cheap, invidia, look… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 disfavor — [dis fā′vər] n. 1. an unfavorable opinion; dislike; disapproval 2. the state of being disliked or disapproved of [he fell into disfavor with his patron] 3. an unkind or harmful act; disservice vt. to regard or treat unfavorably; slight …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Disfavor — Dis*fa vor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disfavored}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disfavoring}.] 1. To withhold or withdraw favor from; to regard with disesteem; to show disapprobation of; to discountenance. [1913 Webster] Countenanced or disfavored according as… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 disfavor — (n.) 1530s; see DIS (Cf. dis ) the opposite of + FAVOR (Cf. favor) (n.). As a verb, from 1560s. Related: Disfavored; disfavoring …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 disfavor — (Amer.) dis·fa·vor || ‚dɪs feɪvÉ™ n. disapproval, dislike (also disfavour) v. disapprove, dislike (also disfavour) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 disfavor — n *dislike, distaste, aversion Analogous words: disapproval, deprecation (see corresponding verbs at DISAPPROVE): distrust, mistrust (see under DISTRUST vb) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 disfavor — [n] dislike; disgrace aversion, disapprobation, disapproval, discredit, disesteem, dishonor, disinclination, displeasure, disregard, disrepute, disrespect, dissatisfaction, distaste, distrust, doghouse*, indisposition, mistrust, shame, thumbs… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 disfavor — (De dis 1 y favor). 1. m. Desaire o desatención usada con alguien. 2. Suspensión del favor. 3. Acción o dicho no favorable que ocasiona alguna contrariedad o daño …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 11 disfavor — disfavorer; esp. Brit., disfavourer, n. /dis fay veuhr/, n. 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… …

    Universalium

  • 12 disfavor — {{#}}{{LM D13650}}{{〓}} {{SynD13971}} {{[}}disfavor{{]}} ‹dis·fa·vor› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Desprecio, desaire o perjuicio que se hace a alguien: • Me hizo el disfavor de no invitarme a su boda.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} Pérdida del favor: • Con su …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 13 disfavor — ► sustantivo masculino 1 Desaire o desprecio que se hace a una persona. 2 Perjuicio causado a una persona. * * * disfavor 1 («Hacer un»; form.) m. Por oposición a favor, *perjuicio. ⊚ Lo contrario de una alabanza: en el juego de prendas hay una… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 14 disfavor — I. noun Etymology: probably from Middle French desfaveur, from des dis + faveur favor, from Old French favor Date: circa 1533 1. disapproval, dislike < practices looked upon with disfavor > 2. the state or fact of being no longer favored < fell… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 disfavor — n. 1) to fall into disfavor with 2) in disfavor …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 disfavor — Synonyms and related words: abhor, alienation, aversion, bad books, bad character, bad name, bad odor, bad report, bad reputation, bad repute, ban, be hostile to, blackball, blackballing, breach, breach of friendship, break, categorically reject …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 disfavor — noun the disfavor of his fellow students Syn: disapproval, disapprobation; dislike, displeasure, distaste, dissatisfaction, low opinion; dated disesteem …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 disfavor — dis•fa•vor [[t]dɪsˈfeɪ vər[/t]] n. 1) unfavorable regard; displeasure; dislike 2) the state of being regarded unfavorably; disrepute 3) to regard or treat with disfavor Also, esp. brit. dis•fa′vour. Etymology: 1525–35 dis•fa′vor•er,n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 disfavør — dis|fa|vør sb. (fk.); i nogens disfavør (til ugunst for nogen) …

    Dansk ordbog

  • 20 disfavor —   Hoihoi ole.    ♦ To look at with disfavor, nānā me ka hoihoi ole, nānā ke e, maka ewa ewa, maka ē …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary