What is the opposite of favor?

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Noun
Opposite of a kind or helpful deed
“Doing him a disfavor would be sure to bring the vultures swooping down on his business.”
Noun
Opposite of bias or prejudice in favor of one person or thing
“Secularism was accepted to ensure equal rights and impartiality towards all religions.”
Noun
Opposite of a fondness or positive regard for something
“Bishop Orleton, having earned the king's disfavor for his support of the marcher lord's rebellion, had been put under house arrest in the Tower.”
Noun
Opposite of the state or condition of being liked, admired, or supported by many people
“Denim had begun to fall into disfavor with the younger generation.”
Noun
Opposite of backing or support received from, or provided by, someone
“Do so at your peril, and incur his wrath at your discretion.”
Noun
Opposite of an instance of kind, or charitable, behavior
“It would be such a disservice to raise him in an environment for which he would be unprepared to enjoy and appreciate.”
Noun
Opposite of civility, politeness, courtesy or gallantry
Noun
Opposite of a beneficial thing for which one is grateful
“The consequence of her son's transgression is an affliction that she will have to bear for the rest of her life.”
Noun
Opposite of a favorable inclination or enthusiasm for something
“He took no heed of the bakery as we passed by, his indifference for pastries evident.”
Noun
Opposite of what one is known for
Noun
Opposite of a reputation, especially a good one
“Virtually all those who have achieved prominence or notoriety have been exposed as mediocrities and rank scoundrels.”
Noun
Opposite of a gift
“Dolphins have been documented rescuing humans and acting as our allies, yet they expect nothing in return.”
Noun
Opposite of favour shown to one person or thing over another or others
“I'll be running this planet for the betterment and equality of all.”
Noun
Opposite of one's standing in the eyes of others
“You bring disrespect to the Gods when you fight in their place of worship.”
Noun
Opposite of goodwill
Noun
Opposite of the state or attitude of being indulgent or tolerant
Noun
Opposite of something that promotes action or activity, especially in an official capacity
Verb
Opposite of to have a preference for
“He might be a popular celebrity but he tends to avoid the limelight.”
Verb
Opposite of to advocate or show support or approval of
“This strategy may, even if indirectly, disfavor the establishment of new, perhaps smaller and specialized private institutions.”
Verb
Opposite of to work to the advantage of
“It was asserted that the patent laws hinder the progress of invention.”
Verb
Opposite of to endow with a quality, ability, or asset
“Odin didn't strip Thor's power, but he did remove his ability to channel his powers through Mjolnir.”
Verb
Opposite of to be obliging or show beneficence toward
“Sorry to disappoint everyone, but the band will not be performing an encore.”
Verb
(dialectal, Southern US) Opposite of to resemble or look like, especially a parent or relative
“Even though they are twins, they differ from each other in looks and personality.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide with a quality, ability, or asset
Verb
Opposite of to choose or select
“I firmly believe in taking the custom route, deselect any options that you don't think you need and only select those that you do.”
Verb
Opposite of to enjoy or like something
“Always veering towards the conservative and traditional, they dislike novelties, experimentation or quirky fads.”
Verb
Opposite of to consider or regard somebody or something as
“We will disregard his status as a citizen of this country, and then prosecute him for treasonous activities against our nation.”
Verb
Opposite of to trust or accept as truth
“You are an incorrigible cynic who will doubt anything you hear.”
Verb
Opposite of to like better
Verb
Opposite of to approbate or endorse
“Many agree that this conflict is senseless and openly oppose it.”
Verb
Opposite of to be supportive of someone
Verb
Opposite of to offer a recommendation
Verb
(clausal, followed by for or about) Opposite of to place an emphasis of concern, interest or importance on someone or something
“The best thing to do is to disregard all the negative noise and focus on getting the fundamentals right.”
Verb
Opposite of to honor or favor
“Their purity had to be safeguarded from those who would dishonor them and thereby dishonor the clan.”
Verb
Opposite of to enhance the value of something, or to make more efficient
“Stress is believed to impair one's ability to regulate moods.”
Verb
Opposite of to advise or suggest (something) as a course of action
“No one should discommend teaching future citizens to think critically and to subject orthodoxies and truisms to rigorous examination.”
Verb
Opposite of to enthusiastically applaud or approve of
Adjective
Opposite of making a certain situation or outcome likely or possible
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