favored

[fey-verd]
adjective
  1. regarded or treated with preference or partiality: Her beauty made her the favored child.
  2. enjoying special advantages; privileged: to be born into the favored classes.
  3. of specified appearance (usually used in combination): ill-favored.

Origin of favored

First recorded in 1350–1400, favored is from the Middle English word favo(u)red. See favor, -ed2
Related formsfa·vored·ly, adverbfa·vored·ness, nounnon·fa·vored, adjectiveun·fa·vored, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unfavored

Historical Examples of unfavored

  • For many of the wealthiest men have been unfavored of fortune, and many whose means were moderate have had excellent luck.

  • But I have not now the honor to be a rival of Mr. Percival's, even as an unfavored suitor; you did not comply with my condition.

    Dorothy and other Italian Stories

    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • Pas un fruit, said a countryman of Pierre Dupont in writing about our unfavored island, pas un fruit ne mrit dans ce pays.

    Human Intercourse

    Philip Gilbert Hamerton

  • She is a fortunate girl, for if I were not such a one as I am, I should have little sympathy for the unfortunate and unfavored.

  • Is the Donna Violetta to quit the roof of her father with as little warning as an unfavored dependant?

    The Bravo

    J. Fenimore Cooper