1. (in combination) having an appearance (as specified): ill-favoured

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How to use -favoured in a sentence

  • Separated from Frederick for 13 years, George II clearly favoured his second son, William, Duke of Cumberland.

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  • Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.

  • “Lecompton” constitution of Kansas was a pro-slavery document which Buchanan favoured.

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  • Mrs. Charmington, in a long tête-à-tête with which she had favoured him, had called him "her hero."

  • Society likes their genial companionship, and they are favourites with, and favoured alike by young and old.

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