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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·fa·vor /(ˌ)dɪsˈfevɚ/
 (v.)不贊成,冷淡,疏遠;失寵,不受歡迎

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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 discountenance.
    Countenanced or disfavored according as they obey.   --Swift.
 2. To injure the form or looks of. [R.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·fa·vor n.  [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 ally.   --Gladstone.
 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 act.
    He might dispense favors and disfavors.   --Clarendon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 disfavor
      n 1: the state of being out of favor; "he is in disfavor with the
           king" [syn: disfavour]
      2: an inclination to withhold approval from some person or
         group [syn: disfavour, dislike, disapproval]
      v : put at a disadvantage; hinder, harm; "This rule clearly
          disadvantages me" [syn: disadvantage, disfavour]
          [ant: advantage]