from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The character of being unfavorable.
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- noun The quality of being
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- noun the quality of not being encouraging or indicative of success
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'In thick mist, and under strong appearance of a settled rain (which however did not happen) I set out about 7 o'clock, for the purpose above mentioned, but from the unfavorableness of the day, I derived no great satisfaction from the review.
God is neither an entity nor an ideal, but always a relation of entity to ideal: _reality regarded from the stand-point of its favorableness or unfavorableness to human life, and prescribing for the latter the propriety of a certain attitude_.
I have selected and isolated my plants during five succeeding generations, but without any further result, the percentage of twisted stems fluctuating between 30 and about 45 according to the size of the cultures and the favorableness or unfavorableness of the weather.
We baptized it Aloysia, in the name of your most illustrious mother;  not anchoring there on account of the unfavorableness of the weather.
Notwithstanding the unfavorableness of the late impressions, it is believed the New York elections, which are over, will give us two or three republicans more than we now have.