Synonyms for (adjective) unfavorable

Synonyms: unfavorable, unfavourable

Definition: (of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose

Usage: unfavorable winds

Similar words: contrary, adverse

Definition: in an opposing direction

Usage: adverse currents; a contrary wind


Synonyms: unfavorable, unfavourable

Definition: not encouraging or approving or pleasing

Usage: unfavorable conditions; an unfavorable comparison; unfavorable comments, unfavorable impression

Similar words: reproachful, reproving, admonishing, admonitory

Definition: expressing reproof or reproach especially as a corrective


Similar words: adverse, inauspicious, untoward

Definition: contrary to your interests or welfare

Usage: adverse circumstances; made a place for themselves under the most untoward conditions


Similar words: disapproving

Definition: expressing or manifesting disapproval


Similar words: discriminatory, invidious

Definition: containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice

Usage: discriminatory attitudes and practices; invidious comparisons


Synonyms: unfavorable, unfavourable

Definition: not favorable

Usage: made an unfavorable impression; unfavorable reviews

Similar words: bad

Definition: having undesirable or negative qualities

Usage: a bad report card; his sloppy appearance made a bad impression; a bad little boy; clothes in bad shape; a bad cut; bad luck; the news was very bad; the reviews were bad; the pay is bad; it was a bad light for reading; the movie was a bad choice