unfavourable


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not encouraging or approving or pleasing

(of winds or weather) tending to hinder or oppose

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not favorable

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Ferrari's wife listened, without being convinced: her narrow little mind, filled to its extreme capacity by her unfavourable opinion of Mr.
d) The final section is taken up with a series of notices on the days of the month which are favourable or unfavourable for agricultural and other operations.
The result of his cogitations appeared to be unfavourable, for he folded the garment once more, laid it aside, and mounted on a chair to get down another, chirping while he did so:
Natural Selection -- its power compared with man's selection -- its power on characters of trifling importance -- its power at all ages and on both sexes -- Sexual Selection -- On the generality of intercrosses between individuals of the same species -- Circumstances favourable and unfavourable to Natural Selection, namely, intercrossing, isolation, number of individuals -- Slow action -- Extinction caused by Natural Selection -- Divergence of Character, related to the diversity of inhabitants of any small area, and to naturalisation -- Action of Natural Selection, through Divergence of Character and Extinction, on the descendants from a common parent -- Explains the Grouping of all organic beings.
Although the humid and equable climate of Chiloe, and of the coast northward and southward of it, is so unfavourable to our fruits, yet the native forests, from lat.
From this slight the ship-keeper drew a conclusion unfavourable to the strange girl.
I have known very unfavourable symptoms in the morning change to favourable ones at noon, and return to unfavourable again at night.
Like a great General, his genius used to rise with the danger, and when the luck had been unfavourable to him for a whole game, and the bets were consequently against him, he would, with consummate skill and boldness, make some prodigious hits which would restore the battle, and come in a victor at the end, to the astonishment of everybody--of everybody, that is, who was a stranger to his play.
The magistrate observed me with a keen eye and of course drew an unfavourable augury from my manner.
Hence, the unfavourable reports of him which these two women had brought out with them from the examination.
Under our excellent system of compulsory education he had learned to read and write, notwithstanding the unfavourable aspect of the lower lip.
I can only suppose that the circumstances of your early life were too unfavourable to the development of your reasoning powers, and that we began too late.
Do me the favour, my dear young lady, to leave entirely out of the question that goodness and benevolence of which you speak, and of which nobody else knows anything; and if you have it in your power to produce any evidence which will alter the unfavourable opinion I was once induced to entertain of that poor child, in Heaven's name put me in possession of it.
High fuel prices, accounting for 39 percent of our expenditures, and the unfavourable currency exchange environment continue to eat into our profits," said Emirates chief executive officer, Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al-Maktoum.
We found a gene dosage effect, the more unfavourable variations a woman has, the greater her ovarian cancer risk and the shorter her survival time," said senior author Xifeng Wu, M.