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- adj. not approved of
- adj. opposing or hindering
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- adj. not encouraging or approving or pleasing
- adj. not favorable
- adj. (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose
Saying something unfavourable is “caused” by one’s genes is a great way to excuse bad impulse control, and my inner Calvinist wants to tear her hair out in frustration.
He had some tricky decisions to make throughout the series, and he was under pressure from a number of quarters, Flower said, referring to unfavourable pre-series media scrutiny.
She reached the second item of the so-called unfavourable news; and her face flushed as she read how the doctor had learnt ‘that there was something in your path worse than narrow means, and that something is a woman.’
Spies and informers were employed -- and every murmur, and every expression unfavourable to the ruling powers was followed with the sentence of death and its immediate execution.
At length a treaty, in terms unfavourable to the Moslems, but in fact a victory won by
Lastly, it is alleged that the presiding judge summed up in terms unfavourable to the Repealers.
This condition would show that the king had treated the archbishopric as a forfeited fief, and that its lands had been alienated on terms unfavourable to the Church.
She reached the second item of the so-called unfavourable news; and her face flushed as she read how the doctor had learnt 'that there was something in your path worse than narrow means, and that something is a woman.'
The conditions which have been described as unfavourable to intellectual production are not necessarily permanent, and the time will probably come when the Europeans of South
Stagflation can occur because of several factors such as unfavourable supply shock such as an increase in the price of oil in an oil importing country (as it is today), which tends to raise prices while slowing the economy by making production less profitable.