Unfavorable vs Obnoxious - What's the difference?
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Unfavorable is a related term of obnoxious.
As adjectives the difference between unfavorable and obnoxious
is that unfavorable
is disadvantageous, adverse, unsuitable, inconducive; serving to hinder or oppose while obnoxious
is extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.
Disadvantageous, adverse, unsuitable, inconducive; serving to hinder or oppose.
* 1863 , , Excursions , ch. 6:
Not favorable, disapproving.
* 1860 , , The Mill on the Floss , ch. 11:
- The shade of a dense pine wood, is more unfavorable to the springing up of pines of the same species than of oaks within it.
(of wind or weather) Causing obstacles or delay; not conducive to travel or work; inclement.
* 1855 , , Israel Potter , ch. 17:
- [Y]et the thing she most dreaded was to offend the gypsies, by betraying her extremely unfavorable opinion of them.
Not auspicious; ill-boding.
* 1903 , , The Filigree Ball , ch. 6:
- The wind was right under the land, the tide unfavorable.
- The fact that the bride went through the ceremony without her bridal bouquet is looked upon by many as an unfavorable omen.
* Nouns to which "unfavorable" is often applied: condition, circumstance, weather, climate, outcome, result, opinion, view, impression, effect, consequence, impact, influence, environment, balance, information, report, prognosis, rating, evaluation, review, position, factor, feature, aspect, reaction, response, attitude, season, development, treatment, ruling, case, state, experience, inference.
* obnoctious (obsolete)
Extremely unpleasant, offensive, very annoying, odious or contemptible.
- He was an especially obnoxious and detestable specimen of a man.
(archaic) exposed to harm or injury.
* 1661 , , page 26,
- Throwing stones at the bus is another example of your obnoxious behaviour.
- To begin then with his Experiment of the burning Wood, it seems to me to be obnoxious to not a few considerable Exceptions.