disfavor

[ dis-fey-ver ]
/ dɪsˈfeɪ vər /

noun

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.

verb (used with object)

to regard or treat with disfavor.

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Also especially British, dis·fa·vour.

Origin of disfavor

First recorded in 1525–35; dis-1 + favor

OTHER WORDS FROM disfavor

dis·fa·vor·er, noun
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