- Lack of favour; displeasure.
- His lateness for the appointment incurred her disfavour.
- Bible, Is. x. 6 (1551)
- the people that deserved my disfavour
1839, William Ewart Gladstone, The State in Its Relations with the Church:
- These same misdeeds have raised a strong sentiment of disfavour against its ally.
- An unkindness; a disobliging act.
- A state of being out of favour.
2013 September 18, “Editorial: Seriously ill still need asylum”, in Vancouver Sun:
- The term “insane asylum” fell into disfavour long ago, but asylum is what some mentally ill people need.
the state of being out of favour
- To show lack of favour or antipathy towards.
- Her past performance meant that she was often disfavoured for important tasks.