regional note: in BRIT, use unfavourable
conditions or circumstances cause problems for you and reduce your chances
The decision to delay the launch stems from unfavorable weather conditions.
The whole international economic situation is very unfavorable for the countries in
If you have an unfavorable reaction to something, you do not like it.
The president is drawing unfavorable comments on his new forest policy.
...views unfavorable to the capitalist system.
Other medications or foods may react unfavorably with it.
If you make an unfavorable comparison
between two things, you say
that one thing seems
worse than the other.
I didn't expect unfavorable comparisons between my sons and their friends.
Tax rates compare unfavorably with the less heavy-handed North American agreement.
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