unfavourably

[ UK /ʌnfˈe‍ɪvəɹəbli/ ]
ADVERB
  1. showing disapproval; in a disparaging way
    he reviewed the play unfavorably
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How To Use unfavourably In A Sentence

  • Some linguists have expressed concern that learning a foreign language too early may impact unfavourably on learners' native tongue acquisition.
  • His nine-year sentence, as his attorney rightly points out, compares unfavourably to the terms handed out to robbers.
  • Will he confirm that many aspects of social security systems in other countries compare unfavourably with ours?
  • Everything Rain had seen at the Maurin gallery and everything the Contessa Mantero had shown her compared unfavourably with this painting.
  • In this respect we compare very unfavourably with our continental neighbours.
  • Even though most Chinese continue to admire American culture and to like Americans, 57 percent of Chinese in a recent Pew poll said they viewed the country "unfavorably," for three main reasons: its arrogance, unilateralism and war in Iraq. An Unlikely New Ally
  • Among Republicans, 23 percent viewed Wargotz favorably and 6 percent unfavorably, meaning that 71 percent of registered voters from his party don't know enough about Wargotz to have an opinion of him. Wargotz has little chance against Mikulski in U.S. Senate race, Post poll finds
  • Tom wanted to kick back at the people who had written so unfavorably about his new book in the newspapers.
  • There was also a growing clamour for a shift in a policy that for years had appeared unfavourably disposed to overseas companies.
  • Do you compare yourself unfavourably to others? Times, Sunday Times
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