What is the opposite of favorable?

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Adjective
Opposite of showing approval, appreciation or praise
Adjective
Opposite of beneficial to one's social or personal well-being
Adjective
Opposite of likely to be successful or prosperous
Adjective
Opposite of for one's benefit
“Whilst the tribe accepted the King's token of appreciation, it was useless to them.”
Adjective
Opposite of marked by accolades, or having favorable opportunities
“He remained a largely anonymous actor, having failed to score any roles of note in Hollywood.”
Adjective
Opposite of pleasing to the mind or senses
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“The room was filled with an unpleasant smell of cold cigarette smoke, of left-overs from lunch, and of fusty moldering stuff.”
Adjective
Opposite of being well-suited for a required purpose
“It is a shame that the present system has defaulted back to a typeface that is unsuited for signage.”
Adjective
Opposite of having a sociable and likable personality
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“Joe was an unsociable and obnoxious little boy who antagonized everyone around him.”
Adjective
(of a punishment) Opposite of lenient in nature
“He received a harsh sentence for his crime as he was a repeat offender.”
Adjective
Opposite of favorably disposed to
“In other respects, he is famously reticent, averse to showmanship, and actually something of a camera-shy recluse.”
Adjective
Opposite of offering or producing the greatest advantage
“The worst thing you can do right now is to do nothing.”
Adjective
Opposite of favored by luck and good fortune
“I am a luckless man, having lived through a great many tragedies in my lifetime.”
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