Antonyms for favorable

dangerous, deadly, gloomy, reluctant, destructive, pestiferous, ill-starred, carping, foul, calamitous, menacing, foreboding, noisome, sinister, noxious, futureless, unpromising, ruinous, captious, admonitory, dark, unhappy, harmful, doomy, unappreciative, unlucky, unwholesome, backward, belligerent, frigid, unfavourable, loath, Ill-boding, inauspicious, baneful, dire, discouraging, disheartening, distant, alienated, fatal, inconvenient, downbeat, mischievous, critical, hostile, pestilential, dim, antipathetic, unflattering, disdainful, adversary, unfavorable, inimical, wicked, inhospitable, calumnious, evil, antagonistic, depreciatory, contemptuous, reproving, adversarial, hypercritical, unpropitious, negative, jinxed, pessimistic, portentous, mortal, threatening, injurious, unkind, unwilling, warlike, overcritical, luckless, cold, bearish, disadvantageous, indifferent, untoward, damaging, unhelpful, discriminatory, bad, depreciative, hurtful, disinclined, baleful, faultfinding, Nocuous, averse, direful, bellicose, slighting, adverse, derogatory, poisonous, contentious, admonishing, unsympathetic, libelous, jaundiced, unfriendly, scandalous, catastrophic, disaffected, insalubrious, contrary, ominous, ill, disparaging, hopeless, reproachful, snakebit, disastrous, slow, uncomplimentary, despairing, defamatory, detrimental, ill-fated, defeatist, hapless, unprofitable, unfortunate, unhealthful, Star-crossed, deleterious, inappreciative, counter, slanderous, scornful, belittling, hard luck, estranged, indisposed, prejudicial, caviling, minatory, Censuring, pernicious, disapproving, invidious.

Quotes of favorable

  1. Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you. – William Frederick Book
  2. If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons. – Winston Churchill
  3. Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind. – George William Curtis
  4. Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket. – W. C. Fields
  5. Aesthetic emotion puts man in a state favorable to the reception of erotic emotion. Art is the accomplice of love. Take love away and there is no longer art. – Remy de Gourmont
  6. He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers. – Richard Hooker
  7. A strong, successful man is not the victim of his environment. He creates favorable conditions. His own inherent force and energy compel things to turn out as he desires. – Orison Swett Marden
  8. The deaf community is in a favorable position because they have a national theatre and training groups of their own to get them started. Deaf actors have often acquired very valuable skills and experience before they get their break. – Richard Masur
  9. From several of the Indian tribes inhabiting the country bordering on Lake Erie purchases have been made of lands on conditions very favorable to the United States, and, as it is presumed, not less so to the tribes themselves. – James Monroe
  10. Never did a government commence under auspices so favorable nor ever was success so complete. – James Monroe
  11. Well my thoughts on American swimming are that our prospects look favorable but we may not have as strong a showing in the gold medal count as in previous Olympics. But I am not coaching. – Mark Spitz
  12. The honorable William Penn, late governor of Pennsylvania, was chosen agent to the Court of Britain, and directed to deliver the petition to the King himself and to endeavor by his personal influence to procure a favorable reception to this last address. – Mercy Otis Warren
  13. Not only may she unconsciously register a favorable impression with my associates and me, but she may also suggest something by her work that will lead to some new and novel feature in a forthcoming production. – Florenz Ziegfeld

Usage examples for favorable

  1. " To sum up: There are in me certain milieux especially favorable to imagination. – Essay on the Creative Imagination by Th. Ribot
  2. Consequently, from his description of her, Kate received a very favorable impression. – Tempest and Sunshine by Mary J. Holmes
  3. This would be more than we would have a right to expect under circumstances the most favorable – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  4. The boys got their fair share of praise in his rescue, but their grandmother did not see it in such a favorable light. – His Big Opportunity by Amy Le Feuvre
  5. This last touch gives us a very favorable view of this young giant. – The Story of Magellan and The Discovery of the Philippines by Hezekiah Butterworth
  6. That 'll let us have time to stir up a little favorable evidence, which right now we don't possess. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  7. The question now was how to get the vessel off before the wind should change, and reverse these favorable conditions. – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  8. The Count showed a keen interest and sympathy in them and his proposal began to take favorable shape in my mind. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  9. The weather is so favorable that I think they can hardly fail to enjoy themselves greatly. – Elsie at Nantucket by Martha Finley
  10. If, in the question between the State and the widow of General Oglethorpe, it should be decided that they were the property of the State, I expected from their generosity, and the friendly dispositions in America towards the subjects of France, that they would be favorable to the Chevalier de Mezieres. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  11. Another of the ephors, as though he would be more favorable and offering as it were an excuse, asked him whether he was not forced to what he did by Agesilaus and Lysander. – Plutarch-Lives-of-the-noble-Grecians-and-Romans by Clough, Arthur Hugh
  12. Nothing is, in my opinion, so favorable to the display of beauty as a ball. – The History of Emily Montague by Frances Brooke
  13. The observation is not favorable – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
  14. I am in hopes it will be a favorable one to the rights and happiness of the people; and that this will take place quietly. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  15. He was anxious to admire it, and he looked it over with a keen and careful but favorable eye. – Spare Hours by John Brown
  16. Kronig thinks that the vomiting of pregnancy is an especially favorable subject for suggestive treatment. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  17. The terms proposed by Fremont were favorable for the Californians and did much to make way for a peaceful settlement of all difficulties. – History of California by Helen Elliott Bandini
  18. 242. " The circumstance of his being poor is decidedly favorable – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  19. I will wait twenty- four hours for your answer, and then if I fail to receive it, or fail to get a favorable one, I shall come immediately to the Hotel de la Motte and seek an explanation with the duke. – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  20. The principal aim of the Conference was to create conditions favorable to the progress of civilization on new lines. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon

Rhymes for favorable