Meaning of “unfavorable” in the English Dictionary

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us /ʌnˈfeɪ·vər·ə·bəl/

unfavorable adjective (CRITICIZING)

having or showing a negative opinion:

The play received generally unfavorable reviews.

unfavorable adjective (NOT HELPFUL)

not tending to help; not likely to lead to a positive result:

Unfavorable weather conditions this morning caused a postponement of the launch of the space shuttle.

(Definition of “unfavorable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)