- unfavorable regard; displeasure; disesteem; dislike: The prime minister incurred the king's disfavor.
- the state of being regarded unfavorably; disrepute: The fashions of one year are in disfavor the next.
- a disadvantageous or detrimental act; disservice: The pianist did himself a disfavor in trying to sing.
- to regard or treat with disfavor.
Also especially British, dis·fa·vour.
Origin of disfavor
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Word Origin and History for dis-favored
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