Definition of ill-favored in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌilˈfāvərd/
(British ill-favoured)


Unattractive or offensive: he was by anyone’s reckoning ill-favored and homely
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  • Any changes to the council tax system, for example the introduction of new bands, should not be allowed to worsen the already ill-favoured position of rural areas.
  • He is afflicted with recurring clinical depression, driven by stress - for instance, by terror about jumping out of aeroplanes or plucking up the nerve to mention to Mma Ramotswe his custody of two ill-favoured orphans.
  • He also had some fun mocking an ill-favoured ginger-haired family: ‘There are some things in life you can't choose.’
informal not much to look at

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Syllabification: ill-fa·vored

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