Dis*fa"vor (?), n. [Pref. dis- + favor: cf. OF. disfaveur, F. d'efaveur.]

>[Written also disfavour.]

1.

Want of favor of favorable regard; disesteem; disregard.

The people that deserved my disfavor. Is. x. 6 (1551).

Sentiment of disfavor against its ally. Gladstone.

2.

The state of not being in favor; a being under the displeasure of some one; state of unacceptableness; as, to be in disfavor at court.

3.

An unkindness; a disobliging act.

He might dispense favors and disfavors. Clarendon.

 

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Dis*fa"vor, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disfavored (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disfavoring.]

1.

To withhold or withdraw favor from; to regard with disesteem; to show disapprobation of; to discountenance.

Countenanced or disfavored according as they obey. Swift.

2.

To injure the form or looks of.

[R.]

B. Jonson.

 

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