disfavour

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v disfavour put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm "This rule clearly disadvantages me"
    • n disfavour an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    • n disfavour the state of being out of favor "he is in disfavor with the king"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Disfavour dis-fā′vur want of favour: displeasure: dislike
    • v.t Disfavour to withhold favour from: to disapprove: to oppose
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Usage

In literature:

But it is not the cloth trade alone in which it has fallen into disfavour.
"Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
This league with Cleves hath brought him into disfavour.
"The Fifth Queen" by Ford Madox Ford
I myself got a taste of prison life for the offence of wearing the ribbon of a club which the police regarded with disfavour.
"My Autobiography" by F. Max Müller
But let a protest be recorded against the inevitable vernacular judgment in disfavour of the lady.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Judith regarded Mr. Nash and his Belle Isle with disfavour.
"The Wishing Moon" by Louise Elizabeth Dutton
How dared he believe what she told him in my disfavour!
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
He raises against himself animosity and disfavour.
"Talkers" by John Bate
The aristocracy are regarded with a disfavour which must have given them serious disquietude.
"English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century." by Graham Everitt
He eyed me solemnly, but without disfavour, and strode along to our cabin.
"Aliens" by William McFee
It was in this way for economic reasons, and for no moral considerations that the maternal marriage fell into disfavour.
"The Position of Woman in Primitive Society" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
Halting, Ember surveyed the spectacle with mocking disfavour, as though he felt himself slightly at a disadvantage.
"The Destroying Angel" by Louis Joseph Vance
At first the public listened with disfavour or indecision, and performances could only be given once in two weeks.
"Interpreters" by Carl Van Vechten
But no literary historian can take leave of Voltaire with words of intentional disfavour.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
For, if they married, he would be still less her equal than he was before, thanks to his emperor's disfavour.
"Majesty" by Louis Couperus
Together with them, the race of singers who carried and spread them, fell into disfavour with the church.
"Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II." by Gustav Freytag
There were many points in its disfavour.
"The School by the Sea" by Angela Brazil
Bengel's labours on the text of the Greek Testament were received with great disfavour in many quarters.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
As we exchanged greetings I was aware that his eye was resting with extreme disfavour upon two approaching figures.
"Some Experiences of an Irish R.M." by E. OE. Somerville
Royal disfavour coupled with Pompadour's ill-humour would make itself felt on innocent and guilty alike.
"Petticoat Rule" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
The roller type was the earliest in use, but has fallen into disfavour.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 7" by Various
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In science:

This possibility seems now to be disfavoured .
Rising Total Hadron-Hadron Cross Sections
This immediately disfavours oscillations of ν ′es to sterile neutrinos 3 which would lead to a diminished flux of electron neutrinos, but equal CC and ES ratios.
Neutrino Mass
Note that positive definite parameters such as magnitudes are disfavoured in certain circumstances (they inevitably lead to biases for small values).
Averages of b-hadron and c-hadron Properties at the End of 2007
However, fits in the pole scheme are disfavoured due to the poor convergence of series expansions in that scheme.
Averages of b-hadron and c-hadron Properties at the End of 2007
Concerning NP effects in Bs → µ+µ− , in models where only the SM Wilson coefficient C10 receives NP contributions, an order-of-magnitude enhancement of the branching ratio is disfavoured due to constraints from inclusive and exclusive b → s(cid:96)+ (cid:96)− transitions on C10 .
New physics searches in flavour physics
Thus models based on TB or GR mixing are now somewhat disfavoured.
Perspectives in Neutrino Physics
Hence this class of models has been disfavoured by LEP, although some special class of models have been constructed a posteriori, like walking TC, top-color assisted TC etc and more recently some extra dimensional models based on the AdS/CFT correspondence .
Concluding Talk: A Theorist Overview on Particle Physics
This ‘hierarchical’ picture, which has often been considered in the literature as a way to alleviate the SUSY Flavour problem, tends however to be disfavoured by naturalness arguments.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
Beyond mh = 200 GeV the interplay between naturalness and EWPT starts disfavouring the model, requiring MΣ ≈ M .
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
Within the MSSM this hierarchical picture, which has often been considered in the literature as a way to alleviate the SUSY Flavour problem, tends to be disfavoured by naturalness arguments.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
As an alternative, the choice µr = (cid:104)PT (cid:105) has been tested but it is disfavoured by the data in regions where Q is larger than (cid:104)PT (cid:105).
Precision jet measurements at HERA and determination of \alpha_s
The shaded region is disfavoured at 1σ by B factories.
Minimal Flavour Violation and Beyond
The region outside the red band is disfavoured at 1σ by B factories.
Minimal Flavour Violation and Beyond
In Hypernuclei MWD is disfavoured by the Pauli principle, particularly in heavy systems.
Strangeness nuclear physics: a critical review on selected topics
However, the large number of valence electrons in Nd produces a Coulomb screening which disfavours the emission of the two β ’s with maximum available energy Qββ , and consequently reduces the number of ββ 2ν background events around Qββ in the ββ 0ν energy region.
Review of double beta experiments
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