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  • adv. In an unfavorable manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unfavorable manner; so as not to countenance or promote; in a manner to discourage.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. showing disapproval; in a disparaging way

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Examples

  • She's already hurt our chances enough by comparing Obama to McCain unfavorably ( "lifetime of experience" vs "a speech").

    Clinton has double-digit lead in Puerto Rico

  • [...] who now say they now view Palin unfavorably.

    CNN Poll: Favorable view of Palin dipping

  • Among Republicans, 23 percent viewed Wargotz favorably and 6 percent unfavorably, meaning that 71 percent of registered voters from his party don't know enough about Wargotz to have an opinion of him.

    Wargotz has little chance against Mikulski in U.S. Senate race, Post poll finds

  • Even though most Chinese continue to admire American culture and to like Americans, 57 percent of Chinese in a recent Pew poll said they viewed the country "unfavorably," for three main reasons: its arrogance, unilateralism and war in Iraq.

    An Unlikely New Ally

  • The 15 Democrats, led by Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers Jr. of Michigan, sent the resolution to the House floor with an adverse recommendation, voting it "unfavorably" out of committee.

    Newsmax - Inside Cover

  • Some of them are even top fashion models, but these too, I'm sure, would be compared "unfavorably" to Michelle Obama should they dare to stand in the same room as she.

    Ace of Spades HQ

  • "unfavorably" to the sublimely beautiful Michelle Obama.

    Ace of Spades HQ

  • These results can also illuminate why, in Chapter 14, we saw that some religious groups are viewed unfavorably, specifically Muslims, Buddhists, and Mormons.

    American Grace

  • Symbols of the Religious Right, such as the Moral Majority and Jerry Falwell, were viewed unfavorably by most voters.

    American Grace

  • In a survey last week by the Democratic firm Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, 12% of political independents had a favorable view of Mr. Boehner, compared with 56% who saw him unfavorably.

    Political Perils Have a Broad Reach

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