Antonyms of adj favorable

5 senses of favorable

Sense 1
favorable (vs. unfavorable), favourable -- (encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression")

unfavorable (vs. favorable), unfavourable -- (not encouraging or approving or pleasing; "unfavorable conditions"; "an unfavorable comparison"; "unfavorable comments", "unfavorable impression")
        => admonitory, admonishing, reproachful, reproving -- (expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective)
        => adverse, inauspicious, untoward -- (contrary to your interests or welfare; "adverse circumstances"; "made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions")
        => disapproving -- (expressing or manifesting disapproval)
        => discriminatory, invidious -- (containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice; "discriminatory attitudes and practices"; "invidious comparisons")

Sense 2
favorable (vs. unfavorable), favourable -- ((of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate; "the days were fair and the winds were favorable")

unfavorable (vs. favorable), unfavourable -- ((of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose; "unfavorable winds")
        => adverse, contrary -- (in an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind")

Sense 3
golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous -- (presaging or likely to bring good luck; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision")

INDIRECT (VIA propitious) -> unpropitious -- (not propitious)

Sense 4
friendly, favorable, well-disposed -- (inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile; "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement")

INDIRECT (VIA amicable) -> hostile -- (characterized by enmity or ill will; "a hostile nation"; "a hostile remark"; "hostile actions")

Sense 5
favorable, favourable -- (occurring at a convenient or suitable time; "an opportune time to receive guests")

INDIRECT (VIA convenient) -> inconvenient -- (not suited to your comfort, purpose or needs; "it is inconvenient not to have a telephone in the kitchen"; "the back hall is an inconvenient place for the telephone")

Similarity of adj favorable

5 senses of favorable

Sense 1
favorable (vs. unfavorable), favourable -- (encouraging or approving or pleasing; "a favorable reply"; "he received a favorable rating"; "listened with a favorable ear"; "made a favorable impression")
       => approving, affirmative, approbative, approbatory, plausive -- (expressing or manifesting praise or approval; "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod")
       => indulgent -- (being favorably inclined; "an indulgent attitude")
          Also See-> affirmative#1, affirmatory#1; complimentary#1; good#1

Sense 2
favorable (vs. unfavorable), favourable -- ((of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate; "the days were fair and the winds were favorable")
       => following (prenominal) -- (in the desired direction; "a following wind")
          Also See-> propitious#1

Sense 3
golden, favorable, favourable, lucky, prosperous -- (presaging or likely to bring good luck; "a favorable time to ask for a raise"; "lucky stars"; "a prosperous moment to make a decision")
       => propitious (vs. unpropitious) -- (presenting favorable circumstances; likely to result in or show signs of success; "propitious omens"; "propitious gales speeded us along"; "a propitious alignment of planets for space exploration")

Sense 4
friendly, favorable, well-disposed -- (inclined to help or support; not antagonistic or hostile; "a government friendly to our interests"; "an amicable agreement")
       => amicable (vs. hostile) -- (characterized by friendship and good will)

Sense 5
favorable, favourable -- (occurring at a convenient or suitable time; "an opportune time to receive guests")
       => convenient (vs. inconvenient) -- (suited to your comfort or purpose or needs; "a convenient excuse for not going")

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