Dis*fa"vor (?), n. [Pref. dis- +
favor: cf. OF. disfaveur, F. défaveur.]
[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
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
He might dispense favors and
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
Countenanced or disfavored according as they
2. To injure the form or looks of. [R.]