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unfavourableness

Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of unfavorableness.

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

  • n. the quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The King my husband, however, threw a body of his troops into a vineyard to stop the Marshal's progress, not being able to do more on account of the unfavourableness of the weather.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Could she be relied upon to rep resent her brother unfavourably, with the right colour of unfavourableness?

    The Emancipated

  • After laboriously laying the foundation of personal respect, I was now forced to realise that the business methods of the director, Hubsch, had already involved too great a sacrifice to permit the theatre to make its way against the unfavourableness of the season, and in May he admitted to me that he had come to the point of being obliged to close the theatre.

    My Life — Volume 1

  • Sydney was originally in the state that Perth presents now; but there the natural unfavourableness of the soil has been entirely overcome.

    The Bushman — Life in a New Country

  • There is a certain degree of unfavourableness in the sentiments of his fellow-creatures, under which hardly any man, not below the standard of humanity, can endure to live.

    Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches — Volume 2

  • They convoked a national council, notwithstanding the unfavourableness of a silent persecution; and, in spite of the penury which afflicted the pastors, the latter had the courage to expose themselves in order to concur in it.

    Paris as It Was and as It Is

  • Her fever became more violent; her delirium was stronger; and the tortures of her imagination were proportioned to the unfavourableness of the state in which the removal had been effected.

    Caleb Williams Or Things as They Are

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