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 for disfavour
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disfavor \Dis*fa"vor\, n. [Pref. dis- + favor: cf. OF.
     disfaveur, F. d['e]faveur.] [Written also disfavour.]
     1. Want of favor of favorable regard; disesteem; disregard.
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              The people that deserved my disfavor. --Is. x. 6
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              Sentiment of disfavor against its ally. --Gladstone.
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     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.
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     3. An unkindness; a disobliging act.
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              He might dispense favors and disfavors. --Clarendon.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state of being out of favor; "he is in disfavor with
           the king" [syn: disfavor, disfavour]
      2: an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
         [syn: disfavor, disfavour, dislike, disapproval]
      v 1: put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm; "This rule clearly
           disadvantages me" [syn: disadvantage, disfavor,
           disfavour] [ant: advantage]

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